Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta, is a landlocked country in West Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the south east, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Côte d'Ivoire to the south west.
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Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso and the nation's cultural & economic centre.
Ouahigouya is a large town in North Burkina Faso, near the Mali border. Ouahigouya was founded in 1757 and is the capital of Yatenga region.
Somebody once said that “Bobos,” or those Burkinabe who have spent a significant amount of time in Bobo, and have adopted …
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North Burkina Faso is the Sahelian region of Burkina Faso, along the border of Mali and Niger.
The Volta Delta is the central region of Burkina Faso.
The Black Volta Region of Burkina Faso is in the southwest of the country.
East Burkina Faso the arid, easternmost part of Burkina Faso.
Dedougou is a city in Burkina Faso. Mostly Jula speakers, but like most places here you can find most major ethnic groups and languages represented.
Banfora is a city in Burkina Faso Banfora is greener than Bobo – and of course is home to the infamous Banfora Cascades.
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