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Burkina Faso
(3,285 words)

Le Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

20,903,000

Area

270,000 sq. km (110,000 sq. mi)

Population density

76/sq. km (200/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.91% (per 1,000: births 36, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

44%

Urban dwellers

31% (4.75% p.a.)

Largest cities

Ouagadougou 2,780,000; Bobo-Dioulasso 972,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

37% Mòoré, 11% Jula, 6% Fulah, 5% Gourma…

Cite this page
“Burkina Faso”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BFA>
First published online: 2020



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