Burkina Faso

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Burkina Faso

Official name:Burkina Faso
Capital:Ouagadougou
Area:total: 274,200 sq km
water: 400 sq km
land: 273,800 sq km
Climate:tropical; warm, dry winters; hot, wet summers
Location:Western Africa, north of Ghana
Geographic coordinates:13 00 N, 2 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly larger than Colorado
Land boundaries:total: 3,193 km
border countries: Benin 306 km, Cote d'Ivoire 584 km, Ghana 549 km, Mali 1,000 km, Niger 628 km, Togo 126 km
Coastline:0 km (landlocked)
Terrain:mostly flat to dissected, undulating plains; hills in west and southeast
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Mouhoun (Black Volta) River 200 m
highest point: Tena Kourou 749 m

Map of Burkina Faso

Map of Burkina Faso

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