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African Domains: Burkina Faso (.bf)


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.bf Registration:

.bf registration your Burkinabe domain, click here!

.bf is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Burkina Faso. It is administered by DELGI. The registry site, as linked on the IANA site as of October, 2005, is in the site of the telecommunications provider ONATEL. However, the link i to a page that is not found. The FAQ in the registars site points to an e-mail address to send inquiries to. A document (in Microsoft Word format) purporting to be an official registration form can be found on an unrelated organization or person's web site.

Background Information :


2005 estimate 13,228,000 (66th) - 1996 census 10,312,669 - Density 48/km2 (145th) 124/sq mi


(PPP) 2007 estimate - Total $16.561 billion (117th) - Per capita $1,206 (163rd)

National Anthem

Une Seule Nuit (French) One Single Night


Total 274,000 km2 (74th) 105,792 sq mi - Water (%) 0.1%

International Dialling Code



West African CFA franc (XOF)


Semi-presidential republic - President Blaise CompaorȨ - Prime Minister Tertius Zongo


French Recognised regional languages MșorȨ, Dioula


: "UnitȨ, Progrȿs, Justice" (French) "Unity, Progress, Justice"

Time Zone

GMT Burkina Faso, also known by its short-form name Burkina, is a landlocked nation in West Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the south east, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Cȳte d'Ivoire to the outh west. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed on August 4, 1984, by President Thomas Sankara to mean "the land of upright people" in MorȨ and Dioula, the major native languages of the country. Literally, "Burkina" may be translated, "men of integrity," from the MorȨ language, and "Faso" means "father's house" in Dioula. The inhabitants of Burkina Faso are known as BurkinabȨ (pronounced /bÐÜÝêkiÝÉnÐÖbeЬ/ burr-KEE-nÐÖ-bayBurkina Faso's capital is Ouagadougou. After gaining independence from France in 1960, the country underwent many governmental changes until arriving at its current form, a semi-presidential republic. The president is Blaise CompaorȨ.

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