Burkina Faso, is a landlocked country in west central Africa. Weather conditions consist cooler temperatures in November to February dropping 60 degrees at night and during the summer months, June to September; reaching up to the low 100s in the shade.
Population: 18.6 million
Area: 105,870 sq miles
Major Languages: French, indigenous languages
Major Religions: Indiegnous beliefs, Islam, Christianity
Life expectancy: 59 years (men), 61 years (women)
Poverty: 1/2 of the population lives below the poverty line ranking #17 poorest country based on Gross domestic product and purchasing power parity per capita.