Country codes Burkina Faso

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

BF

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

BFA

Internet TLD

.bf

Phone calling code

226

Large airports

1

Medium airports

1

Small airports

48

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

50

Largest airports in Burkina Faso

There are 1 large airports in Burkina Faso.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
DFFD OUA Ouagadougou Airport Large airport Ouagadougou

Airport codes in Burkina Faso

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
DFOO BOY Bobo Dioulasso Airport Medium airport Bobo Dioulasso
DFFD OUA Ouagadougou Airport Large airport Ouagadougou

About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso (native name: Burkina Faso) is a country located in Western Africa. In total, the population of the country reaches 19 million inhabitants. Its capital is Ouagadougou.

The international country code of Burkina Faso is BF or BFA. Neighbouring countries are Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo.

The common languages in Burkina Faso are French(français) and Fula(Fulfulde).
The only officially used currency is West African CFA franc. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the West African CFA franc with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 1 large, 1 medium and about 48 small airports in Burkina Faso.

Travel to Burkina Faso

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Burkina Faso

Health

  • Malaria
    Malaria occurs in this country. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions
  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Yellow fever
    Yellow fever occurs in this country. Vaccination is mandatory for all travelers
  • Tyfoid
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Cholera
    The authorities require a so-called cholera declaration when you enter the country by land
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

The tap water in Burkina Faso is not safe to drink. Be sure to drink bottled water.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 20.7°C (January) and 29.6°C (April).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

Police
17
Ambulance
112
Fire departmemt
18

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Car rental

Rent a car in Burkina Faso

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Burkina Faso.

When traveling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. Renting a car lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Burkina Faso quickly and hassle-free.

Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Travel insurance

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