- Official Name: Republique Democratique du Burkina Paso
- Capital: Ouagadougou
- Location: A surrounded by land country of western Africa Upper Volta as Burkina Fasco was previously called is bordered by the Ivory Coast Mali Ghana Togo Benin and Niger.
- Area: 274, 200 Sq. km.
- Official Language: French
- National Flag: Horizontally red over green with a yellow star over all in the center.
- Flag Ratio: 2:3
- National Anthem: Ditanye Hymn of Victory (1984)