Burkina Faso

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  • President: Roch Marc Christian Kaboré (2015)

  • Prime Minister: Paul Kaba Thieba (2016)

  • Land area: 105,714 sq mi (273,799 sq km); total area: 105,869 sq mi (274,200 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 18,365,123 (growth rate: 3.05%); birth rate: 42.42/1000; infant mortality rate: 76.8/1000; life expectancy: 54.78

  • Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Ouagadougou, 2.053 million

  • Monetary unit: CFA Franc

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