Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

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Capital: Ouagadougou

Population: 17.4 million

Land area: 274,200 sq km (105,870 sq miles)

Major languages: French, indigenous languages

Major religions: Indigenous beliefs, Islam, Christianity

Life expectancy: 55 years (men), 57 years (women)

Currency: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc

Source: UN, World Bank, BBC