Burkina Faso


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.


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.


Burkina Faso things to see and do

Southwest of Bobo Dioulasso is the town of Banfora, from where the impressive Karfiguéla Waterfalls can be seen, located 12km (3 miles) northwest of the town. Approximately 50km (31 miles) west of Banfora is the town of Sindou, the area where the extraordinary Sindou Rock Formations can be seen.