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Burkina Faso Facts Info Stuff (BF):

Burkina Faso Latitude Facts: 12.47 and Burkina Faso Longitude Facts: -1.987

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Burkina Faso Regions are: Boulkiemde Ganzourgou Gourma Houet Kadiogo Mouhoun Oubritenga Passore Yatenga

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