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Political Map of Burkina Faso

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Description :  Burkina Faso Political map showing the international boundary, regions boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer







Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in west Africa. It covers a total area of 105,900 square miles. The country has an estimated population of more than 15,757,000.
As shown in the political map of Burkina Faso, the country shares borders with six countries. The country is bordered by Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the south-east, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Cote d'Ivoire to the south-west.

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
  • Cascades
  • Centre
  • Centre-Est
  • Centre-Nord
  • Centre-Ouest
  • Centre-Sud
  • Est
  • Hauts-Bassins
  • Nord
  • Plateau-Central
  • Sahel
  • Sud-Ouest
The map also shows the major provinces in the country. There are forty-five provinces in Burkina Faso.

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.

RegionPop-2006Area(km.²)Area(mi.²)Capital
Boucle du Mouhoun1,434,84734,15313,187Dedougou
Cascades524,95618,4067,107Banfora
Centre1,523,9802,8051,083Ouagadougou
Centre Est1,132,02311,8114,560Tenkodogo
Centre Nord1,203,07319,8297,656Kaya
Centre Ouest1,183,47321,7228,387Koudougou
Centre Sud638,37911,3214,371Manga
Est1,209,39946,25617,860Fada N'Gourma
Hauts Bassins1,410,28425,3449,785Bobo Dioulasso
Nord1,182,77016,2076,258Ouahigouya
Plateau Central693,1378,5443,299Ziniare
Sahel969,88135,35013,649Dori
Sud-Ouest624,05616,2026,256Gaoua
Total 1313,730,258267,950103,456

Note - Pop-2006 : 2006-12-23 census, preliminary results.

Last Updated On : October 10, 2012

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