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Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Burkina Faso

Capital: Ouagadougou
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
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Land area (km2): 273,600 (2007)
 
Population (people): 14,264,002 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 52.13 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 3.1% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 55 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 79 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,241.94 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 4.1% (2007)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Arly 9264 9264 1055 IV
Arly 4488 4488 839 IV
Bontioli 4489 4489 130 IV
Boulon 28561 28561 135 Not Reported
Deux Bales 2344 2344 883 II
Dida 7517 7517 854 Not Reported
Diefoula 7518 7518 1011 Not Reported
Kabore-Tambi 1049 1049 1516 II
Kalio 313435 313435 315 Not Reported
Kari 28524 28524 106 Not Reported
Koflande 7516 7516 308 Not Reported
Kongouko 313442 313442 312 Not Reported
Koulbi 28547 28547 350 Not Reported
Kourtiagou 3226 3226 436 IV
La Mare aux hippopotames 67823 67823 185 Not Reported
La Mare d’Oursi 67822 67822 509 Not Reported
Laba 28553 28553 202 Not Reported
Logoniegue 28564 28564 431 Not Reported
Madjoari 9265 9265 294 IV
Mare aux Hippopotames 28581 28581 152 IV
Mare d'Oursi Bird Sanctuary 13749 13749 509 Not Reported
Maro 28576 28576 538 Not Reported
Nakambe 313441 313441 1018 Not Reported
Nazinon 28555 28555 107 Not Reported
Pa 28527 28527 147 Not Reported
Pama 3228 3228 2332 IV
Sahel 3225 3225 18153 IV
Singou 3229 3229 1928 IV
Sissili 28556 28556 364 Not Reported
Site Ramsar du Complexe W 67824 67824 4596 Not Reported
Sorobouly 28529 28529 120 Not Reported
Source de Mouhoun 28566 28566 161 Not Reported
Tere 28543 28543 108 Not Reported
Tiogo 28554 28554 314 Not Reported
Tisse 28530 28530 197 Not Reported
Tui 28544 28544 448 Not Reported
W du Burkina Faso 1048 1048 2429 II
Wayen 28533 28533 194 Not Reported
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Sahelian Acacia savanna 8.57 77.39 10.75 0.77 5.55
West Sudanian savanna 91.43 9.51 14.32 15.32 10.17
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