Burkina Faso is part of Africa with main city at
Ouagadougou. Its Least Developed country with a
population of 19M people. The main currency is West African CFA franc. The languages
spoken are French,Fula. Burkina Faso is the formal name of Burkina Faso It is adviced to Reconsider your need to travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~25.45 °C 🌧 ~1.31 mm 👨👩👦👦 19M people
⚠️ Travel advice
Reconsider your need to travel
Due to high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping, 'do not travel' to the north-eastern regions towards Ouagadougou (including parts of Toma, Yako, Kaya and Boulsa). Reconsider your need to travel to Burkina Faso overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Do not travel to All areas along the borders with Mali, Niger, Benin, and Togo. Do not travel to All areas of the northern, eastern, and western regions.
issued date: August 30, 2019
Burkina Faso uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.
The languages that are typically spoken are French, Fula
💱 Currencies Used
Burkina Faso uses the West African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XOF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 250, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 francs.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Burkina Faso. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.