Burkina Faso Country Code +226

Country calling code +226

Alpha-2 Code BF

Alpha-3 Code BFA

About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso (UK: /bɜːrˌkiːnə ˈfæsoʊ/, US: /- ˈfɑːsoʊ/ (About this soundlisten); French: [buʁkina faso]), officially the Republic of Burkina Faso (Mossi: Repibilik báága Burkĩna Faso), is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) and is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo to the southeast; Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. The July 2019 population estimate by the United Nations was 20,321,378. The country's official language of government and business is French. Roughly 50% of the population speaks the Mossi language natively. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta (1958–1984), the country was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by erstwhile President Thomas Sankara. Its citizens are known as Burkinabé (/bɜːrˈkiːnəbeɪ/ bur-KEE-nə-bay). Its capital is Ouagadougou...

Burkina Faso Statistics

  • LAT/LONG: 12°14'30"N / 1°33'24"W
  • CAPITAL: Ouagadougou
  • POPULATION: 20,726,927
  • AREA: 273,600 Km2
  • GDP: $12,322,864,245
  • TELEPHONES: 141,400
  • INTERNET USERS: 178,100

How to Call Burkina Faso from the US (or Canada)

Trying to call Burkina Faso from the U.S. (or Canada)? These simple dialing directions will help you:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. (or Canada) exit code.
  • Next dial 226, the country code for Burkina Faso.
  • Then dial the area code (1–3 digits — please see a sample calling code list below)
  • and finally the phone number (5–7 digits).

Travel in Burkina Faso

  • LANGUAGES: French (official), native African languages belonging to Sudanic family spoken by 90% of the population
  • CURRENCY: Franc (XOF)

    Type C European 2-pin

    • Commonly used in Europe, South America & Asia
    • 2 pins
    • Not grounded
    • 2.5 A
    • Almost always 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug type C

    Type E French 2-pin

    • Primarily used in France, Belgium, Poland, Slovakia & Czechia
    • 2 pins
    • Grounded
    • 16 A
    • 220 – 240 V
    • Socket compatible with plug types C, E & F

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