Health

Emergency telephone numbers

There is currently no public emergency service in Burkina Faso. In an emergency, we recommend you contact the nearest hospital and/or your embassy or consulate in Burkina Faso. Otherwise, call 10-10 to contact the Ministry of Security who will arrange appropriate assistance.

Practical information

Capital
Ouagadougou
Major towns and cities
Koudougou, Bobo Dioulasso, Banfora
Official languages
French
Population
16 million
Currency

CFA franc (XOF)
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Time zone
UTC (0)
Country code
+226 +area code +number of the person you are calling

Tourism & local way of life

Climate
Tropical
Best time to visit
November to May

Partenaires

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