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Number of flights per week1Currency
Flight Duration
9 hour 50 min
Top destinationsOuagadougou
Most popular airlineAir AlgerieMost popular airportOuagadougou Airport
About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, which is located in the west of the African Continent, has no connection with the sea and ocean. Although the country, whose capital is Ouagadougou, escaped from being a French colony in 1983 and gained its independence, it is still possible to see the French influences in the country today.

Its official language is French, and its currency is the West African Franc. Despite the French influence in the country, its common religious belief is Islam. In the northern parts of Burkina Faso, there is almost no rainfall throughout the year. So, a dry climate prevails. Other parts of the country receive more rainfall, and a milder climate prevails. In March and April, the hottest period is seen, while in January and February, the temperature is at the lowest level. The mean temperature throughout the country is between 25 and 30 degrees throughout the year.

Burkina Faso has a rich flora and fauna. More than two thousand plant species growing in the natural environment are used in the fields of raw materials, feed, food and medicine. In addition to wild animals such as antelopes, monkeys, elephants and hippos, around 500 species of birds are also found across the country. Approximately 50 species of these birds are raptors. Crocodiles are accepted as sacred in Burkina Faso.

Gasoline prices are very affordable, but asphalt roads are limited. The use of bicycles and motorcycles is also quite common. Tomatoes are widely used in its cuisine. Rice and chicken are the most consumed foods. You should also drink tea in the country. You can also try the beer called Dolo. You should be careful about not consuming tap water while you are in the country. It is recommended to choose reliable restaurants.

Burkina Faso is considered to be the motherland of African music. You can go to a short-term course where you can learn various African instruments. If you are interested in music, you can visit the National Museum of Music. Ouagadougou Cathedral, Banfora Waterfalls and local markets are also among the places to see. You can rent a vehicle and enjoy a safari tour. There are also safari tours organized by private companies.

Before going to Burkina Faso, you should have yellow fever, hepatitis A, poliomyelitis and diphtheria vaccinations. You must also have your vaccination card with you.

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Which airlines have flights to Burkina Faso?

Air Cote D'lvoire , Tunisair, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, Air Algerie, Papillon Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Air Burkina, Kenya Airways, HOP!, Mauritania Airlines, Asky, Flydubai, Dragonair, Air Belgium organize flights to Burkina Faso.

To which Burkina Faso cities are there direct flights from the USA?

Burkina Faso cities with direct flights from the USA: Ouagadougou.

Which airlines have direct flights to Burkina Faso?

Airlines that offer direct flights to Burkina Faso: Air Cote D'lvoire , Tunisair, Air Burkina, Asky, Turkish Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Dragonair.

Which are the most popular Burkina Faso airports?

The most popular airports in Burkina Faso: Ouagadougou.

Which are the most popular Burkina Faso cities?

Most popular Burkina Faso cities: Ouagadougou.