The Lord's Move to Africa

Burkina Faso

The Lord’s Testimony

Updated December 08, 2020

No. of saints in church life: 8
No Table meeting established yet.

Country Profile

Location: West Africa, north of Ghana 
Geographical Size: land: 273,800 sq km, water: 400 sq km 
Climate: tropical; warm, dry winters; hot, wet summers 
Population: 19,742,715 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.76% (2018 est.) 
Languages: French (official), native African languages belonging to Sudanic family spoken by 90% of the population 
Religion: Muslim 61.5%, Roman Catholic 23.3%, traditional/animist 7.8%, Protestant 6.5%, other/no answer 0.2%, none 0.7% (2010 est.) Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Ouagadougou 
Economy: About 80% of the population is engaged in subsistence farming and cotton is the main cash crop. The country has few natural resources and a weak industrial base. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $35.85 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 76,000 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 17,946,375 (2017 est.) Internet users 2,723,950 (July 2016 est.) 
Information and map From CIA