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Ouagadougou Travel Guide, Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou Travel Guide – Knowing the City

Ouagadougou is the capital city of West-African state Burkina Faso and the country’s largest city that functions as the nation’s administrative, economic and cultural centre. It has a population of 1,475,000 and the main spoken languages are French and Moore. It has a very hot climate with average temperatures of 30 degrees during the rainy season (May – October), 19 degrees in the cold season (December – January) and up to 45 degrees in the hot season (March – May). The city’s economy is based on food processing and textiles and although the literacy level is quite low, the city has ten universities. It has an international airport and railway connections to the north of the country, Niger and Cote d’Ivoire. African airlines will take you to near by cities: you can go to

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