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About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a West African nation which is marked by distinct diversity. The various flavors of Burkina Faso Tours provide a treat to the tourist and make Burkina Faso a popular tourist destination. Over sixty different ethnic groups, each with their own unique characteristics, the natural sights and the buildings of the colonial and pre-colonial era are the major tourist attractions.


Capital :

Ouagadougou

Currency :

West African CFA franc

Population :

16.46 million (2012) World Bank

Official language :

French Language

Government :

Semi-presidential system, Republic

Calling Code :

+226


Climate & Geography

Burkina Faso is surrounded by Mali, Niger, Togo and Ghana, Benin and Cote dlvoire.

Geography : The landscape of Burkina Faso is relatively flat with a few hills scattered in some areas. Three rivers: the Black Volta, the White Volta, the Red Volta, Komoe, the Niger and their tributaries run through Burkina Faso allowing for the sustenance of the rich flora and fauna.

Climate : Two distinct seasons of Burkina Faso which characterize the climate of Burkina Faso are the rainy and the dry season. The rainy season witnesses 600 to 900 mm of rainfall while a dry and hot wind blows from the Sahara during the dry season. The country is also divided on the basis of climatic zones.

Tourist Attractions : Wild life parks and the historic buildings of Burke Faso form major tourist attractions. Some of the tourist spots which well-known and attract great number of tourists ever year are:
  • The Park of Bangr Weogo
  • The National Museum
  • The Wildlife Park of Ziniare
  • The Museum of Manega
  • The Sacred Crocodiles of Sabou
  • The peaks of Sindou
  • Natural Waterfall of Banfora
  • The Reserve and ranch of Nazinga
  • The touristic camp

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