Ouagadougou is one of the most populated cities in Burkina Faso, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 12.15N latitude / 01.30W longitude. For routing in Ouagadougou, please check the free driving directions Ouagadougou service below.
When you visit Burkina Faso, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is French, and the officially used currency is West African CFA franc (XOF).
Ouagadougou, the capital city, has numerous population; 962 100 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Ouagadougou counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Burkina Faso, bears 19 751 651 sum citizens spreading on its 105 393,10 sq mi / 272 967 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Burkina Faso is Unitary semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Unité, Progrés, Justice (Unity, Progress, Justice), while saluting for the national anthem called: Ditanyé (One Single Night / Hymn of Victory).
Google maps Ouagadougou, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Burkina Faso and the neighboring countries like Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Togo.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Burkina Faso Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Burkina Faso
Slightly larger than Colorado, Burkina Faso, formerly known as Upper Volta, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Its neighbors are Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, and Ghana. The country consists of extensive plains, low hills, high savannas, and a desert area in the north.