Tourist and travel guide of Burkina Faso
In Burkina Faso you can visit places like Cascades de Karfiguéla (Karfiguéla waterfalls), Grande Mosquée or Burkina Faso
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Burkina Faso1 is a West African country bordered on the northwest by Mali, Niger to the northeast, south to Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin. Burkina Faso has no sea access. Formerly called Upper Volta, the country was renamed the August 4, 1984 by President Thomas Sankara in Burkina Faso. Its name means "the land of upright people" in the local language Mooré (burkina means full) and the other dyula local language (translated as homeland faso). Burkina Faso became independent from France on August 5, 1960. Governmental instability during the 1970 and 1980 was followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990's. Several hundred thousand farm workers migrate every year to Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana in search of work.
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Grande MosquéeFind information about visiting Grande Mosquée View Grande Mosquée guide
Cascades de Karfiguéla (Karfiguéla waterfalls)Find information about visiting Cascades de Karfiguéla (Karfiguéla waterfalls) View Cascades de Karfiguéla (Karfiguéla waterfalls) guide