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Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa with an area of 274,200 square kilometres, bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and the Ivory Coast to the southwest. It has a population of 20,321,378. Wikipedia

Capital: Ouagadougou

Dialing code: +226

Population: 20.9 million (2020) World Bank

Currency: West African CFA franc

Continent: Africa

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In the wake of the 11 June non-state armed groups attack in Seytenga, northern Sahel region, the number of people newly displaced to Dori, the region s capital, rose to 29,205 by 22 June according to official sources, who also raised the official death toll to 86. Humanitarian partners are working to support regional authorities in receiving, finding accommodation for and providing immediate assistance to the new arrivals. The President of the transitional government visited Seytenga on 15 June, as a sign of solidarity and support to the civilian population.

 

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