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Republic of BURKINA FASO

Republic of BURKINA FASO

Flag or Logo since 1984-08-04
République du BURKINA FASO (fr) + BURKĨNA Faso (mos)n + Republik bu BURKINA FASO (fuh)n + BURUKINA ka Faso : ߓߎߙߞߌߣߊ߫ ߝߊ߬ߛߏ߫ (dyu)n + BURKINA Faso (bib)n UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Blaise Compaore
(ruler of BURKINA FASO since 1987-10-15)
Capitals & administrative places: Ouagadougou
Official & national languages: Bisa (bib) . Dyula (dyu) . French (fr) . Mosigurma Fulbe (fuh) . Mosi (mos) .
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BURKINA FASO Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Ouagadougou)

13 Divisions:

BUCKLE OF THE MOUHOUN BUCKLE OF THE MOUHOUN Region  (Dedugu)Local: Région de la BOUCLE DU MOUHOUN (fr)  (Dédougou)
CASCADES CASCADES Region  (Banfora)Local: Région des CASCADES (fr)  (Banfora)
CENTRAL PLATEAU CENTRAL PLATEAU Region  (Ziniare)Local: Région du PLATEAU-CENTRAL (fr)  (Ziniaré)
CENTRE CENTRE Region  (Ouagadougou)Local: Région du CENTRE (fr)  (Ouagadougou)
CENTRE-EAST CENTRE-EAST Region  (Tenkodogo)Local: Région du CENTRE-EST (fr)  (Tenkodogo)
CENTRE-NORTH CENTRE-NORTH Region  (Kaya)Local: Région du CENTRE-NORD (fr)  (Kaya)
CENTRE-SOUTH CENTRE-SOUTH Region  (Manga)Local: Région du CENTRE-SUD (fr)  (Manga)
CENTRE-WEST CENTRE-WEST Region  (Kudugu)Local: Région du CENTRE-OUEST (fr)  (Koudougou)
EAST EAST Region  (Fada Ngurma)Local: Région de l´EST (fr)  (Fada-N´Gourma)
HIGH BASINS HIGH BASINS Region  (Bobo Dioulasso)Local: Région des HAUTS-BASSINS (fr)  (Bobo-Dioulasso)
NORTH NORTH Region  (Wahiguya)Local: Région du NORD (fr)  (Ouahigouya)
SOUTH-WEST SOUTH-WEST Region  (Gaoua)Local: Région du SUD-OUEST (fr)  (Gaoua)
UNIONS OF SAHEL Region of the UNIONS OF SAHEL  (Dori)Local: Région des UNIONS DU SAHEL (fr)  (Dori)

1 Condominium:

TONG-TONG TAO Unclaimed Territory of TONG-TONG TAO  (Tong-Tong + Tao)Local: Territoire de TONG-TONG TAO (fr)  (Tong-Tong + Tao)

75 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)

ACCORD Council of ACCORD [Council of Understanding]  (Abidjan)
AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Tunis)
AFRICAN CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States : ACP STATES  (Brussels)
AFRICAN NATURE African Convention on Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources : CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION  (Maputo)
AFRICAN UNION African Union : AU  (Addis Ababa)
AIPO African Intellectual Property Organization : AIPO  (Yaounde)
ASECNA Agency for the Safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar : ASECNA  (Dakar)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
CILSS Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel : CILSS  (Ouagadougou o + Niamey p + Bamako p)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
DEVELOPMENT LAW International Development Law Organization : IDLO  (Rome)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
FRANCE-AFRICA Conference of Heads of State of Africa and France : FRANCE-AFRICA Summit  (Paris)
FRANCOPHONIE International Organisation of the Francophonie : OIF  (Paris)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT International Criminal Court : ICCT  (The Hague)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jedda)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jedda)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LIPTAKO-GURMA Integrated Development Authority of Liptako-Gurma Region : ALG  (Ouagadougou)
MIGRATION International Organization for Migration : IOM  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Kuala Lumpur + New York + Jakarta)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OHADA Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa : OHADA  (Yaounde)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PELINDABA TREATY African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty : ANWFZ  (Pelindaba)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
SAHEL-SAHARAN STATES Community of Sahel-Saharan States : CEN-SAD  (Tripoli)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WAEMU West African Economic and Monetary Union : WAEMU  (Ouagadougou)
WEST AFRICAN STATES Economic Community of West African States : ECOWAS  (Abuja)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD CONSERVATION UNION World Conservation Union : International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
WORLD TOURISM World Tourism Organization : WTOO  (Madrid)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)

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