Burkina Faso

System of governmentsemi-presidential republic
Country codeBF, BFA
FlagBurkina Faso
Capital cityOuagadougou
CurrencyWest African CFA franc (XOF)
Predominant religionSunni Islam
Former colonizerFrance (French Republic)
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
African Union
Population20 244 080 people
(58. place in the world)
Area274 200 km2
(74. place in the world)
Density74 people per km2
(106. place in the world)
GDP per capita1 866 USD per capita
(171. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 2,176
(102. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 40
(83. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,423
(182. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 59,4
(92. place in the world)
Life expectancy60,8 years
(170. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 35,3
(57. place in the world)
CO2 emissions3,399 Mt CO2/year
(136. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km212 t CO2/km2/year
(161. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capita0,2 t CO2/per capita/year
(167. place in the world)
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