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Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Burkina Faso

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Burkina Faso

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Burkina Faso In West Africa, hotels are relatively expensive compared to the quality offered. The cheap establishments, due to lack of means to properly maintain the premises, age very quickly and often offer approximate […]

Practical life Burkina Faso

Practical life Burkina Faso

Practical life Burkina Faso Time difference When it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 11 a.m. in Burkina Faso in winter and 10 a.m. in summer. Languages Many languages ​​are spoken in Burkina, Moré (or Mooré), the language of communication arriving first […]

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Burkina Faso

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Burkina Faso

Entry formalities, visa and useful contacts Burkina Faso Entry formalities Passport and visa compulsory. The passport must be valid 6 months after the end of the stay, and include 2 completely free pages (face to face pages). You must also present […]

Burkina Faso traditions

Burkina Faso traditions

Burkina Faso traditions Religions and beliefs The Burkinabés are divided between 3 religions:animism, L 'Islam and Christianity. The proportions give about 60% Muslims, 20% animists and 20% Christians (Catholics, Protestants and more and more parachristian […]

Recommended routes Burkina Faso

Recommended routes Burkina Faso

Recommended routes Burkina Faso A week in Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Big market Walk in the city Visit of the craft center Walk around the dam In the surroundings: villages of Boassa and visit of the pottery workshop, Laongo and its granite site, Kombissiri […]

Health and safety Burkina Faso

Health and safety Burkina Faso

Health and safety Burkina Faso Health and vaccines Vaccination against yellow fever is obligatory. It must be done in an approved center.It is advisable to be up to date with universal vaccines : DTPP and hepatitis B. To be done according to the accommodation […]

Burkina Faso transport

Burkina Faso transport

Burkina Faso transport Routes The network of roads and tracks has developed well in recent years and work is continuing. The main roads are paved. Police checks at the entrances and exits of the main towns and a few mobile stations. If you are by private […]

Burkina Faso money

Burkina Faso money

Burkina Faso money Money, banks, exchange The currency used is franc CFA. Fixed rate (rounded): 100 F.CFA = 0,15 €, 1 € = 656 F.CFA.The CFA franc should soon be replaced by the eco. Payment cards You can easily withdraw money with the card Visa, for […]

Burkina Faso Culture

Burkina Faso Culture

Burkina Faso Culture craft The Burkinabés are admirable craftsmen and artists: the bronze objects, obtained thanks to the lost wax technique, made the fame of the royal courts. Some artists create wonderful and original batiks, a thousand miles from those […]

Burkina Faso identity card

Burkina Faso identity card

Burkina Faso identity card - Population: 16 inhabitants (742 estimate). - Area: 274 400 km² Capital city : Ouagadougou. - Languages: franc Change :  Ré Head of É Site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the ruins of Loropéni. Economy - peasantry […]

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