Information about Burkina Faso
Population: 13.491.736 (2005 est.)
Capital: Uagadugú (1.119.775 est. 2006)
Official Languages: French
The national flag of Burkina Faso is Air Burkina
Main cities: Uagadugu - Ouagadougou - Bobo Dioulasso - Yambi - Hounde
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Burkina Faso in your country of residence Burkina Faso, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Burkina Faso, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Burkina Faso - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: West African CFA Franc (XOF
Time Zone: (GMT)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Yellow Fever, Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.