Flag of Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso



General Information
Surface area274 000  km2
CapitalOuagadougou
UN StatusUN member since 20 September 1960
CurrencyCFA Franc BCEAO
Currency codeXOF
Internet top-level domain (TLD)BF
National Statistical Office National Statistical Office of Burkina Faso



Population | Population distribution | Vital Statistics | Land use | Transportation | Freedom Status | Political Rights | Civil Liberties | Freedom of the press | Phones | Mobile phones | Internet Users

Land use in Burkina Faso

   Total area 2014274 000 km2
   Density of population 201161.1 persons per km2 map
   Total area per 1000 population 201116.4 km2 per 1000 population map
Land area 2014273 600 km2
   Land area per 1000 population 201116.3 km2 per 1000 population map
   Land area (percentage of total area) 201499.9 % of total area map
Water surface 2014400 km2
   Water surface per 1000 population 20110.0 km2 per 1000 population map
   Water surface (percentage of total area) 20140.1 % of total area map
Agricultural land 2007112 600 km2
   Agricultural land per 1000 population 20076.7 km2 per 1000 population map
   Agricultural land (percentage of total area) 200741.1 % of total area map
   Agricultural land (percentage of land area) 200741.2 % of land area map
Arable land 200752 000 km2
   Arable land per 1000 population 20073.1 km2 per 1000 population map
   Arable land (percentage of total area) 200719.0 % of total area map
   Arable land (percentage of land area) 200719.0 % of land area map
   Arable land (percentage of agricultural land) 200746.2 % of agricultural area map
Permanent crops 2007600 km2
   Permanent crops per 1000 population 20070.0 km2 per 1000 population map
   Permanent crops (percentage of total area) 20070.2 % of total area map
   Permanent crops (percentage of land area) 20070.2 % of land area map
   Permanent crops (percentage of agricultural land) 20070.5 % of agricultural area map
Permanent meadows and pastures 200760 000 km2
   Permanent meadows and pastures per 1000 population 20073.6 km2 per 1000 population map
   Permanent meadows and pastures (percentage of total area) 200721.9 % of total area map
   Permanent meadows and pastures (percentage of land area) 200721.9 % of land area map
   Permanent meadows and pastures (percentage of agricultural land) 200753.3 % of agricultural area map
Forest area 200767 464 km2
   Forest area per 1000 population 20074.0 km2 per 1000 population map
   Forest area (percentage of total area) 200724.6 % of total area map
   Forest area (percentage of land area) 200724.7 % of land area map
Other land 200793 536 km2
   Other land per 1000 population 20075.6 km2 per 1000 population map
   Other land (percentage of total area) 200734.1 % of total area map
   Other land (percentage of land area) 200734.2 % of land area map
See also:
 Land use of Africa
 Land use of the world