|National Name||Republica de burkina-faso|
|National Holiday||New Year's Day|
|Burkina-Faso country code||+226|
|President||Roch Marc Christian Kaboré (2019)|
|Land Area||274,200 km²|
|Total Area||274,200 km²|
|Population||2.03 crores (2019)|
|Infant Mortality rate||53.9/1000|
|Life Expectancy||61.17 years|
|Currency||West African CFA franc|
|Literacy Rate||41.2% (2020 est)|
Burkina Faso is an inland country in West Africa and is sea girt by French Sudan to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, African country to the southeast, The Togolese Republic, and Ghana to the south, and therefore the African nation to the southwest.
The north-western part of contemporary land was inhabited by hunter-gatherers from 14000 BCE to 5000 BCE. Their tools, together with scrapers, chisels, and arrowheads, were discovered in 1973 through anthropology excavations. The Iron Age Pabir culture existed within the territory of contemporary south-eastern land and south-western Niger. Varied ethnic teams of contemporary land, like the Mossi, Fula, and Dioula, arrived and from the 11th century, the Mossi individuals established many separate kingdoms.
Burkina Faso is created from 2 major varieties of country. The larger part of the country is roofed by a plain, that forms a gently undulating landscape with, in some areas, several isolated hills, the last vestiges of a Precambrian eon geological formation. The geological formation is sea girt by sheer cliffs up to 150 m high.
Burkina Faso is a polyglot country. The official language is French, which was introduced throughout the colonial amount. It's the sole language for laws, administration, and courts. Altogether, 69 languages are spoken within the country, of that concerning 60 are native. The govt. of Burkina Faso's 2006 census reported that 60.5% of the population follow Islam, which the bulk of this cluster belongs to the Sunni little, whereas a little minority adheres to Shia Islam.
Typical of West African preparation, Burkina Faso's preparation is predicated on staple foods of sorghum, millet, rice, maize, peanuts, potato, toes, beans, yams, and okra. the foremost common sources of animal macromolecule are chicken, chicken, eggs, and fish. A typical Burkinabe potable is Banji or Palm Wine, that, and are palm sap; and Zoom-kom, or "grain water" supposedly the national drink of the land
Literature inland is predicated on the oral tradition, that remains vital. The oral tradition continuing to possess are on Burkinabe writers within the post-independence land of the 1960s, like Nazi Boni and Roger Nikiema.