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Information about Burkina Faso
The information comes from the publication CIA The World Factbook.
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Country Burkina Faso is situated in a location / continent Africa. Burkina Faso has an area of 274 200 km2 and 17 275 115 residents. The highest point has a height 749 above sea level. and it is called Tena Kourou. The lowest point is located at the level of 200 above sea level and it is named Mouhoun (Black Volta) river. System of government is republic and the date of independence 5th August 1960. The capital city is Ouagadougou. Burkina Faso has the international abbreviation UV.
Burkina Faso - economy
Total gross domestic product (GDP) is 22 320 000 000 $. Total gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power parity is 1 500 $. GDP grows by 5.60 % a year. Inflation (consumer price index) is equal to 2.80 % a year. Burkina Faso have 6 668 000 working-age population (from a total population 17 275 115 people). Unemployment is at 77.00 %. Burkina Faso issued 6.40 % GDP to healt care .The total amount of foreign debt is 2 335 000 000 USD.
Burkina Faso - demography
As suggested above, Burkina Faso has 17 275 115 people. Population growth is in the amount 3.07 % per year. Number of children born per 1000 population per year is 43.20.Every mother has average 6.07 children. The infant mortality rate is 79.84 and maternal mortality 300.00 deaths per 100,000 births. Average estimated life expectancy makes 54.07 years. Mortality is 12.47 people per 1000 population per year.
Burkina Faso - transport and telecommunications
Burkina Faso has 92 495 km of roads, 622 km of railway lines and 24 airports.
Number of active mobile phones (sim card) in the country Burkina Faso is 7 682 000. Number of active fixed telephone lines is 141 500. Burkina Faso has 178 100 internet users, who have the available 1 833 Internet connections. Burkina Faso has been assigned a domain first Choose range .bf.
Burkina Faso - energetics
Burkina Faso consumes a year 762 500 000 kWh of electricity. Annual electricity production is 664 400 000 kWh in power plants with a total installed electrical capacity 252 000 kW. Burkina Faso exports 0 kWh and imports 144 600 000 kWh of electricity per year Energy mix of power generation is as follows: fossil fuels: 87.3 %, nuclear energy: 0 %, renewable: 0.0 %, hydropower: 12.7 %.
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