Geopolitical map of Burkina Faso

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CapitalPopulationArea
Ouagadougou 16,241,811 274,200
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
BF +226 01:43:40 Africa/Ouagadougou
Burkina Faso maps

6 countries share a border with Burkina Faso

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Some data about Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a country of 16,241,811 inhabitants, with an area of ​274,200 km2, its capital is Ouagadougou and its time zone is "Africa/Ouagadougou". Its ISO code is "BF" in 2 positions and "BFA" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Burkina Faso, you must dial your telephone code, which is 226. The currency used in Burkina Faso is the "Franc" (XOF).

The administrative subdivision of Burkina Faso (administrative division) is made up of 13 Regions (level 1), 45 Provinces (level 2) and 351 Communes (level 3). Burkina Faso has 2 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 1 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Burkina Faso with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Burkina Faso to access a zoom level and finer details.

Burkina Faso shares borders with Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Burkina Faso

Number of cities by importance (population) in Burkina Faso. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
2 2 1 1
8.9 % 8.9 % 6.7 % 6.7 %
  • The 2 most important cities represent 8.9% of the entire population
  • The 2 most important cities represent 8.9% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 6.7% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 6.7% of the entire population

Administrative division of Burkina Faso

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
13 Regions1
45 Provinces2
351 Communes3

List of first-order administrative division in Burkina Faso

  • Boucle du Mouhoun Region
  • Cascades Region
  • Centre
  • Centre-Est
  • Centre-Nord
  • Centre-Ouest
  • Centre-Sud
  • Est
  • High-Basins Region
  • Nord
  • Plateau-Central
  • Sahel
  • Southwest Region

List of major cities of Burkina Faso

  • Ouagadougou1 086 505 inhabitants
  • Bobo-Dioulasso360 106 inhabitants
  • Koudougou87 347 inhabitants
  • Ouahigouya61 096 inhabitants
  • Banfora60 288 inhabitants
  • Dédougou45 341 inhabitants
  • Kaya39 229 inhabitants
  • Dori37 806 inhabitants
  • Tenkodogo37 658 inhabitants
  • Réo37 535 inhabitants
  • Houndé36 593 inhabitants
  • Fada N'gourma33 910 inhabitants
  • Koupéla32 052 inhabitants
  • Kombissiri30 137 inhabitants
  • Garango29 076 inhabitants
  • Nouna29 048 inhabitants
  • Léo26 884 inhabitants
  • Kongoussi26 338 inhabitants
  • Diapaga26 013 inhabitants
  • Kokologo25 958 inhabitants
  • Gaoua25 104 inhabitants
  • Zorgo23 892 inhabitants
  • Yako22 904 inhabitants
  • Djibo22 223 inhabitants
  • Titao19 131 inhabitants
  • Orodara18 632 inhabitants
  • 17 924 inhabitants
  • Tougan17 590 inhabitants
  • Boulsa17 489 inhabitants
  • Gourcy16 765 inhabitants
  • Boussé15 868 inhabitants
  • Manga15 173 inhabitants
  • Boromo13 157 inhabitants
  • Diébougou12 732 inhabitants
  • Ziniaré12 703 inhabitants
  • Toma12 401 inhabitants
  • Dano11 153 inhabitants
  • Salanso10 385 inhabitants
  • Ouargaye10 103 inhabitants
  • Bogandé9 854 inhabitants