Burkina Faso
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Burkina Faso - Physical geography

Area : 274 200 Km2
Water : 0.15 %
Lands under cultivation : 13 %
Wild pasture lands : 22 %
Forests : 26 %

Min. Height : 200 m (Mouhoun River)
Max. Height : 747 m (Tenakourou)


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Burkina Faso - People
Nationality : Burkinabe
Main language(s) : French

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Population (2005) : 13 232 000 people
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Density : 48 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 6.54 children / woman
Life expectancy : 48 years
Urban population : 18 %

Main cities :
825 000 people Ouagadougou (capital)
270 000 people Bobo-Dioulasso
107 000 people Koudougou
100 000 people Banfora
75 000 people Ouahigouya


Burkina Faso - Economy
Currency : Franc CFA (XOF) = 100 Centimes
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 656 Francs CFA (XOF)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 2.84 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 215 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 5.24 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 396 dollars


Burkina Faso - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (World rank 2003) :
- String-beans (4)
- Millet (5)
- Cotton (13)
- Sheeps
- Oxen
- Gold


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