Facts About Burkina Faso

Region: West Africa
Capital: Ouagadougou (Wagadugu)
Government: Republic
Population: 21 million (2020)
Avg. life expectancy: 62 years (2019)
Languages: French, others
Industries: Clothing, agriculture
Independence: 1960
Note: Name means "land of honest men"

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