Physical map of Burkina Faso
Information about the geography of Burkina FasoBurkina Faso (formerly the Republic of Upper Volta) is located in Western African, bordered by Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo and Ghana. The terrain of the country is mainly flat, with undulating plains, and hills in the west and southeast.
Tena Kourou is the country's highest point at 749 meters above sea level. Main rivers are the Black Volta, Red Volta and White Volta.
The capital city is Ouagadougou. Other important cities are Bobo-Dioulasso, Banfora, Boromo and Djibo.