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Country of the Day

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Map of Burkina Faso
  • Demographics
  • National Anthem
  • Native Greetings
(Image Credit: Sakurai Midori)

Rose

National Flower

Today
Feb 19
Capital
Ougadougou
Leader
President Roch Marc Kabore
Area (sq km)
274,200.00
Population
18,931,686
Language(s)
French, native African languages belonging to Sudanic family
Literacy
21.80%
Currency
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)

"Le Ditanye" (Anthem of Victory)

With the lyrics and music written by Thomas Sankara, a president of Burkina Faso and a guitar player, "Le Ditanye" was adopted in 1974. The anthem is also known by another name, "Une Seule Nuit" (One Single Night).

Native Greetings

Oui. (Yes.)
Non. (No.)

Bonjour. (Hello.)
Bonjour. (Good morning.)
Bon apr├Ęs-midi. (Good afternoon.)
Bonsoir. (Good evening.)

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