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Republic of BURKINA FASO

Republic of BURKINA FASO

Flag or logo since 1984-08-04
République du BURKINA FASO (fr)
Emblem or Symbol

President Roch Marc Christian Kabore
(ruler of BURKINA FASO since 2015-12-29)
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Official relgions:()


BURKINA FASO Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)

13 Metropolitan 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  (Wagadugu)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)
SAHEL SAHEL Region  (Dori)Local: Région du SAHEL (fr)  (Dori)
SOUTH-WEST SOUTH-WEST Region  (Gaoua)Local: Région du SUD-OUEST (fr)  (Gaoua)

Other notable Territories in Africa:

BILANGA Gurma State of BILANGA  (Bilanga)Local: État gourma de BILANGA (fr) + BILANGA Bilanbedo (gux)  (Bilanga)
BILAYANGA Gurma State of BILAYANGA  (Bilanga-Yanga)Local: État gourma de BILAYANGA (fr) + BILAYANGA (gux)  (Bilanga-Yanga)
BUSUMA Gurma Kingdom of BUSUMA  (Korsimoro)Local: Royaume gourma de BOUSSOUMA (fr) + BUSUMA (gux)  (Korsimoro)
COALLA Gurma State of COALLA  (Coalla)Local: État gourma de COALLA (fr) + COALLA (gux)  (Coalla)
CON Gurma State of CON  (Gayeri)Local: État gourma de CON (fr) + CON (gux)  (Gayéri)
LIPTAKO-GURMA LIPTAKO GURMA Authority  (Liptugu)Local: Autorité du LIPTAKO GOURMA (fr)  (Liptougou)
MATIACOALI Gurma State of MATIACOALI  (Matiacoali)Local: État gourma de MATIAKOALI (fr) + MATIACOALI Boopo (gux)  (Matiacoali)
NUNGU Gurma State of NUNGU  (Nungu)Local: État gourma de NOUNGOU (fr) + NUNGU Nunbado (gux)  (Noungou)
PAMA Gurma State of PAMA  (Pama)Local: État gourma de PAMA (fr) + PAMA Jafuali (gux)  (Pama)
PIALA Gurma State of PIALA  (Piela)Local: État gourma de PIALA (fr) + PIALA Pialabedo (gux)  (Piéla)
TENKODOGO Mosi State of TENKODOGO  (Tenkodogo)Local: État mossi de TENKODOGO (fr) + TENGKODOGO Naaba (mos)  (Tenkodogo)
WAGADUGU Mosi State of WAGADUGU  (Wagadugu)Local: État mossi de OUAGADOUGOU (fr) + WOGHODOGO Moogo-Naaba (mos)  (Ouagadougou)
YATENGA Mosi State of YATENGA  (Wahiguya)Local: État mossi du YATENGA (fr) + YATENGA Naaba (mos)  (Ouahigouya)

74 Organizations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ACCORD Council of ACCORD : Council of Understanding  (Abidjan)
AFRICA-FRANCE Conference of Heads of State of Africa and France : AFRICA-FRANCE Summit  (Bamako)
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)
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)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
DEVELOPMENT LAW International Development Law Organization : IDLO  (Rome)
ENERGY International Energy Charter : IEC  (Woluwe-Saint Lambert)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FRANCOPHONIE International Organization of The Francophonie : OIF  (Paris)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HUMANITARIAN LAW International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission : IHFFC  (Berne)
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)
IOM International Organization for Migration : IOM Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency : IRENA  (Masdar City)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of Islamic Cooperation : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
NATURE CONSERVATION International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM - Advancing South South Cooperation  (Jakarta + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Provisional Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO  (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 New Community of Sahel-Saharan States : CEN-SAD  (Tripoli)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
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 City)
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 City)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children''s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
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)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WEST AFRICAN STATES Economic Community of West African States : ECOWAS  (Abuja)
WEST AFRICAN UNION West African Economic and Monetary Union : WAEMU  (Wagadugu)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)

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