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  1. Burkina Faso - Wikipedia

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    Burkina Faso (UK: / b ɜːr ˌ k iː n ə ˈ f æ s oʊ /, US: /-ˈ f ɑː s oʊ / (); French: [buʁkina faso]) is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) and is bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and the Ivory Coast to the southwest.

  2. Burkina Faso - The World Factbook

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    Apr 13, 2021 · Burkina Faso has a young age structure – the result of declining mortality combined with steady high fertility – and continues to experience rapid population growth, which is putting increasing pressure on the country’s limited arable land. More than 65% of the population is under the age of 25, and the population is growing at 3% annually.

  3. Burkina Faso | Facts, Map, Capital, Flag, Religion, People ...

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    Mar 10, 2021 · Burkina Faso, landlocked country in western Africa. The country occupies an extensive plateau, and its geography is characterized by a savanna that is grassy in the north and gradually gives way to sparse forests in the south. Burkina Faso Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

  4. Burkina Faso - United States Department of State

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    U.S.-Burkina Faso Relations The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Burkina Faso in 1960, following its independence from France. In addition to regional peace and stability, U.S. interests in Burkina Faso are to promote continued democratization and greater respect for human rights, and to encourage sustainable economic development.

  5. Burkina Faso country profile - BBC News

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    Nov 30, 2020 · Burkina Faso, which means "land of honest men", has significant reserves of gold, but the country has faced domestic and external concern over the state of its economy and human rights. A former...

  6. Burkina Faso - United States Department of State

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    Burkina Faso is a transit country for traffickers transporting children from Mali to Cote d’Ivoire and women and girls from Cote d’Ivoire to Saudi Arabia, and it is a transit county for Ghanaian migrants traveling to Libya and Italy, some of whom are trafficking victims.

  7. Burkina Faso - Traveler view | Travelers' Health | CDC

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    Bugs (like mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas) can spread a number of diseases in Burkina Faso. Many of these diseases cannot be prevented with a vaccine or medicine. You can reduce your risk by taking steps to prevent bug bites. What can I do to prevent bug bites?

  8. Burkina Faso Travel Advisory

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    The Government of Burkina Faso has maintained a state of emergency in the entire East and Sahel regions, the provinces of Kossi and Sourou in the Boucle de Mouhoun region, the province of Kenedougou in the Hauts Bassins region, the province of Loroum in the North region, and the province of Koulpelogo in the Center-East region.

  9. Burkina Faso Maps & Facts - World Atlas

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    Burkina Faso is a West African landlocked country with an area of 274,200 sq. km. Burkina Faso is located on a massive plateau that is cut deeply by the three main rivers of Black Volta, White Volta, and Red Volta. As visible on the physical map above, these rivers enter Ghana to converge and form the Volta River.

  10. History of Burkina Faso - Wikipedia

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    "Burkina Faso is a poor, landlocked country that depends on adequate rainfall. Irregular patterns of rainfall, poor soil, and the lack of adequate communications and other infrastructure contribute to the economy’s vulnerability to external shocks. About 80% of the population is engaged in subsistence farming and cotton is the main cash crop.

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