Burkina Faso flag Map of Burkina Faso

Key Facts

Capital

Ouagadougou

Population

16,300,000

Size

274,200km²

Languages

  • French
  • indigenous languages

Burkina Faso profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in French

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

The Olympic countdown clock in Trafalgar Square 2012 dates for your diary

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2 Jan 12

Burkina Faso at the Olympics

1972 First Olympic appearance