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Ber-kne fso (per vlte)

bulletCapital: Ouagadougou.  Area: 105,946 sq. mi.
bulletPopulation: ~10.6 million. Pop. density: 100 per sq. mi. Urban: 15%.
bulletEthnic groups: Mossi, Gurunsi, Senufo, Lobi, Bobo, Mande, Fulani.
bulletPrincipal languages: French (official), Sudanic tribal languages.
bulletReligions: Muslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 10%.
bulletDefense: 6.4% of GDP (1994). Active troop strength: 10,000.