STATUS: Organized Work
CHURCHES: 16 Churches
BURKINA FASO – Country Information
Burkina Faso has a population of 20,835,401 as of 2020.
274,199 sq km / 105,869 sq mi (slightly larger than Colorado)
Ouagadougou is the largest town in Burkina Faso. It was also the historic capital of the Mossi Kingdom.
23.3% Roman Catholic
7.4% Other / Non-religious
Several tribal languages are also spoken.
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in western Africa. It consists of savannas with shrubs and stunted trees.
Almost all of the economy comes from agriculture and livestock, which is made increasingly difficult because of severe droughts. Burkina Faso also mines manganese and gold.
Burkina Faso translates to the “Land of the Incorruptible People.”
In the 15th century, the area of Burkina Faso was conquered by the Mossi Kingdom. Between 1894 and 1898, France gained the protectorate of Burkina Faso. Independence was gained on August 5, 1960.
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