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Flag of Burkina Faso


 THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF BURKINA FASO 
Flag of Burkina Faso Capital:
Bujumbura
Area:
27,834 sq km / 10,744 sq ml
Language:
French, about 50 native Sudanic languages
Currency:
Franc CFA
Population:
13,228,460
Life expectancy:
48 (men), 51 (women)
Literacy rate:
28%
Religions:
Animist 53%, Sunni Muslim 36%, Roman Catholic 11%
Physical features:
Landlocked plateau with hills in south east and west, semiarid in north, forest and farmland in south. Linked by rail to Abidja'n in Côte d'Ivoire, the only outlet to the sea
Ethnic distribution:
Over 50 ethnic groups
Exports:
Cotton, livestock, hides, sesame, cereals, karite nuts

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