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Basic Information

Motto Unity, Discipline and Works
Anthem One Single Night
Capital Ouagadougou
Largest city Ouagadougou
Official languages French
President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
Independence Date 5 August 1960
Total Area 274 200 km²
Population (2008) 18 105 570
Density 48 habitants/km²
Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Internet TLD .bf
Calling code +226
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