Are you travelling to Burkina Faso?
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. Burkina Faso is a relatively flat country with wild bush, grass and small trees. Some of the wildlife includes elephant, hippopotamus, buffalo, monkey, lions, crocodile, giraffe, various types of antelope, as well as a variety of birds and insects. The rainy season is May to September.
Capital City: Ouagadougou
Population: 17.3 Million
Currency: West African Franc
- Tourist, Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
- Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.
Diseases to consider:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Traveller’s Diarrhea
- Typhoid Fever
- Yellow Fever
Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Burkina Faso here.