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Presentation of Burkina Faso : Geography

Country's official name :
Burkina Faso
Capital:
Ouagadougou
Population of :
Ouagadougou (2,453,500) ; Bobo-Dioulasso (903,900) ; Koudougou (160,200) ; Ouahigouya (124,600) ; Kaya (123,000) ; Banfora (117,200) ; Pouytenga (99,950) ; Houndé (87,200) ; Fada N'Gourma (73,200)
Area:
274,220 km²
Type of Climate :
Burkina Faso is a landlocked African country with primarily a tropical climate, characterized by a rainy season in summer (May/June to September) due to the African monsoon, and a dry season in winter in which a hot dry wind from the Sahara – the “Harmattan” – is often blowing. The country has three main climatic zones: the Sahel, the Sudan-Sahel, and the Sudan-Guinea. Temperatures are generally high year-round (between 30-42° Celsius) and humid. The South of the country is generally warmer.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
None
Official Language:
French
Other Languages Spoken:
It is estimated that 70 languages are spoken in Burkina Faso, of which about 66 are indigenous. The main languages are Mossi, Dyula, Fulfulde and Gourmanché.
Business Language(s):
French

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