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Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso (UK: /bɜːrˌknə ˈfæs/US: /- ˈfɑːs/ ); French: [buʁkina faso]) is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) and is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. The July 2019 population estimate by the United Nations was 20,321,378.[9] Burkina Faso is a francophone country, with French as the official language of government and business. Roughly 40% of the population speaks the Mossi language.[9] Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta (1958–1984), the country was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by then-President Thomas Sankara. Its citizens are known as Burkinabé (/bɜːrˈknəb/ bur-KEE-nə-bay). Its capital is Ouagadougou.

Capital
Ouagadougou
Square
274,200.0
Population
16,241,811
Languages
French, Mossi
Currency
XOF
Continent
Africa
Minister of Agriculture
   Minister of Agriculture and Hydro-Agricultural Resources: Salifou Ouedraogo
Link to the Website of the Ministry
   https://www.agriculture.bf
Food Security Index
   39.70
Source for Food Security Index
   https://foodsecurityindex.eiu.com