Burkina Faso is a land locked country in West Africa. Before their independence from France in August of 1960, Burkina Faso was known as Upper Volta. Today, the approximately 20 million Burkinabe people are mostly Muslim and work in agriculture.
The World Factbook- Burkina Faso. (2018, January 17). Retrieved from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/uv.html