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Climate of Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has a primarily tropical climate with two very distinct seasons. In the rainy season, the country receives between 600 and 900 mm (23.6 and 35.4 in) of rainfall; in the dry season, the harmattan – a hot dry wind from the Sahara – blows.

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Religion in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is religiously diverse society with Islam being the dominant religion. According to recent census (2006) conducted by Government of Burkina Faso, 60.5% of the population adheres to Islam.

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Education in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso education is mainly influenced by the education system of France, their colonizer. Burkina Faso education system, though, has incorporated certain changes but the basic structure of education followed from French model remains the same.