The national capital, Ouagadougou is indicated in the map with a red circle enclosed in a square. It serves as the administrative, cultural and economic center of the nation. with an estimated population of 1,475,223, Ouagadougou is also the largest city in the country.
The Burkina Faso Political Map highlights the major cities, regions, and other political divisions of the country. The provincial and international boundaries of the nation are also shown in the map.
Burkina Faso is divided into thirteen regions. The regions are:
- Boucle du Mouhoun
Some of the major cities of the country include: Boromo, Koudougou, Pama, Hounde, Banfora, Dori, Djibo, Kantchari, Sindou, Pissila, and Aribinda.
Burkina Faso is a semi-presidential republic wherein the President is both the head of state and the government. Blaise Compaore is the current President of the nation. Luc-Adolphe Tiao is the Prime Minister.
Burkina Faso is one of the very poorest nations in the world. Agriculture is the mainstay of the economy accounting for 32% of its gross domestic product. Sorghum, pearl millet, maize, rice and cotton are the major crops. France, Togo, China, Singapore, Thailand, and Ghana are the major trade partners.
|Boucle du Mouhoun||1,434,847||34,153||13,187||Dedougou|
|Hauts Bassins||1,410,284||25,344||9,785||Bobo Dioulasso|
Note - Pop-2006 : 2006-12-23 census, preliminary results.
Last Updated On : October 10, 2012