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List of Burkina Faso-related topics


The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Burkina Faso:

Burkina Fasolandlocked sovereign country located in West Africa.[1] It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the south east, Togo, Ghana to the south, and Côte d'Ivoire to the south west. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed on August 4, 1984, by President Thomas Sankara to mean "the land of upright people" in Moré and Dioula, the major native languages of the country. Literally, "Burkina" may be translated, "men of integrity," from the Moré language, and "Faso" means "father's house" in Dioula.

General reference

Geography of Burkina Faso

Location

 Mali 1,000 km
 Niger 628 km
 Cote d'Ivoire 584 km
 Ghana 549 km
 Benin 306 km
 Togo 126 km
  • Coastline: none

Environment of Burkina Faso


Natural geographic features of Burkina Faso

Regions of Burkina Faso

Main article: Regions of Burkina Faso

Administrative divisions of Burkina Faso

Main article: Administrative divisions of Burkina Faso
Regions of Burkina Faso
Provinces of Burkina Faso
Departments of Burkina Faso
Municipalities of Burkina Faso

Demography of Burkina Faso

Main article: Demographics of Burkina Faso

Government and politics of Burkina Faso

Main article: Government of Burkina Faso and Politics of Burkina Faso

Branches of government

Executive branch of the government of Burkina Faso

Legislative branch of the government of Burkina Faso

Judicial branch of the government of Burkina Faso

Main article: Court system of Burkina Faso
  • Supreme Court of Burkina Faso

Foreign relations of Burkina Faso

International organization membership

Burkina Faso is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Burkina Faso

Military of Burkina Faso

Main article: Military of Burkina Faso

History of Burkina Faso

Main article: History of Burkina Faso

Culture of Burkina Faso

Main article: Culture of Burkina Faso

Art in Burkina Faso

Sports in Burkina Faso

Main article: Sports in Burkina Faso

Economy and infrastructure of Burkina Faso

Main article: Economy of Burkina Faso

Education in Burkina Faso

Main article: Education in Burkina Faso

Health in Burkina Faso

See also

Burkina Faso portal
Africa portal
Main article: Burkina Faso

References

External links

Atlas of Burkina Faso

  • Premier Ministère official government portal (in French)
  • news headline links
  • The World Factbook
  • DMOZ
  • directory category
  • Paper for All - Non-profit that focuses on education in Burkina Faso
  • Burkina Faso : Selected web sites
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