Le Burkina Faso, également appelé Burkina, anciennement Haute-Volta, est un pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest qui n'a pas accès à la mer. Ses habitants sont les Burkinabè (mot invariable). Le Burkina Faso est limitrophe de six pays. Le Mali au nord, le Niger à l'est, le Bénin au sud-est, le Togo et le Ghana au sud et la Côte d'Ivoire au sud-ouest.
Burkina Faso, previously Upper Volta, is a landlocked nation in West Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: ► Mali to the north, ► Niger to the east, ► Benin to the south east, ► Togo and ► Ghana to the south, and ► Côte d'Ivoire to the south west. Formerly the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed in 1984.
Independent country since 1960
French (official), native African languages belonging to Sudanic family
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