People's Republic of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso
  • Capital city : Ougadougou
  • Independance Day: August 05, 1960
  • Date of joining OUA or AU:
  • Investment/Business Opportunities: Burkina Faso is rich in natural resources in manganese, limestone, marble, phosphates, pumice, and the fourth largest producer of gold in Africa.
  • Tourism: Burkina Faso has the largest population of elephants in West Africa. The fauna and flora is protected in four national parks and several reserves. It has three UNESCO heritage sites: the ruins of Loropeni, the Ancient ferrous metallurgy sites and the transnational W-Arly Pendjari complex.