Flag of Burkina Faso

The Burkina Faso flag is a horizontal bicolour. The used colors in the flag are red, green, yellow. The proportion of the Burkina Faso flag is 2:3. The Flag of Burkina Faso was adopted in 1984. The first use of the current flag design was in 1984. The last change to the current Burkina Faso flag design was in 1984.

Flag of Burkina Faso

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: 1984
  • Adoption current flag: 1984
  • Last change flag: 1984

Flag colors


About Burkina Faso


20 107 509


105 393 sq mi
272 967 km2

Population density

191 sq mi
74 km2

Country information

Country: Burkina Faso
Continent: Africa
Official languages: French, Mòoré, Mandinka, Bambara
Capital: Ouagadougou
Government: Republic
Border length: 1 984 miles / 3 193 km
Neighbouring countries
Benin: 190 miles 306 km
Côte d'Ivoire: 363 miles 584 km
Ghana: 341 miles 549 km
Mali: 621 miles 1 000 km
Niger: 390 miles 628 km
Togo: 78 miles 126 km

The Burkina Faso flag is the flag of the country named Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso is located in continental Africa. Burkina Faso has 6 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Burkina Faso is 1 984 mi/ 3 193 km. Burkina Faso border neighbours and border lengths are: Benin: 306 km, Côte d'Ivoire: 584 km, Ghana: 549 km, Mali: 1 000 km, Niger: 628 km, Togo: 126 km.

20 107 509 people are living in Burkina Faso, a country stretching over 105 393 sq mi/ 272 967 km² (0.23% water). The population density in Burkina Faso is of 191 per sq mi/ 74 people per km². The official language of Burkina Faso is French, Mòoré, Mandinka, Bambara. The capital city of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou. Burkina Faso is a Republic.

The currency in Burkina Faso is the West African CFA franc Fr (XOF). UTC (standard time) in Burkina Faso is UTC+00:00 and UTC+00:00 in summer. Burkina Faso has the unique two-letter country code, BF (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is BFA, and its three-digit country code is 854. The calling code for Burkina Faso is +226.




West African CFA FR (XOF)


CET: UTC+00:00
CEST: UTC+00:00


Internet TLD: BF
Three-letter country code: BFA
Three-digit country code: 854
Calling code: +226