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Burkina Faso

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
West African CFA franc
Country name: 
Burkina Faso
Capital: 
Ouagadougou
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
August 5, 1960
Independent from: 
from France
Total area: 
274,200
Land area: 
273,800
Water area: 
400
Population: 
17,812,961
Population note: 
17,812,961 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
French
All languages: 
French (official), native African languages belonging to Sudanic family spoken by 90% of the population
Time zone: 
(UTC+0) - Summer (DST) not observed (UTC)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+226
Domain: 
.bf