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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

At a glance

  • Capital


  • Currency

    West African CFA franc (Fr, XOF)

  • Official Languages

    French (official language)

  • Population Size

    21,935,389 (2022)

  • Ease of doing business

    Below Average

  • VAT



Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa, with the city of Ouagadougou serving as its capital. While Burkina Faso faces ongoing economic challenges, many of its export industries are thriving, including gold, cotton, and animal products such as ambergris and civet. French, Mossi, Bissa, and Fula are among the spoken languages of Burkina Faso.