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Ouagadougou Destination Guide

Touring Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou in the region of Centre with its 1,086,505 citizens is located in Burkina Faso and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Ouagadougou

Time in Ouagadougou is now 11:24 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Ouagadougou " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tamale, Ziniaré, Zekounga, Zengresse, and Zagtouli. Being here already, consider visiting Tamale . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Ouagadougou ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


AMBIANCE(S) Clip 4 - Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso

4:04 min by rascaproduction
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Voici un quatrième clip vidéo de la collection Africa Road Trip composé d'images prises lors de nos différents voyages sur le continent Africain. Nous vous proposons ici une ballade du coté de Ouagado ..

Smooth take-off from Ouagadougou 1

2:58 min by kurtstubin
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Smooth take-off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, with Air Burkina flight to Bamako Mali. ..

Burkina Faso Mission Trip 2007

9:39 min by Kevin Ford
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First Alliance Youth Mission trip to Burkina Faso, WA ..

We leave Mali and travel through Burkina Faso Diannemurray's photos around Ouagadougou

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Preview of Diannemurray's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Stade Municipal (Ouagadougou)

Stade Municipal is a multi-use stadium in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home of Santos Football Club. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

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Located at 12.36 -1.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Ouagadougou, Football venues in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou Cathedral

Ouagadougou Cathedral is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ouagadougou in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, titled Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. It was built in the 1930s and is one of the largest cathedrals in the western or southern African countries. The building material is mudbrick, traditional in the region. The architecture is reminiscent of a European romanesque basilica, but intentionally evokes the impression of incompleteness.

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Located at 12.36 -1.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1930s architecture, Buildings and structures in Ouagadougou, Churches in Burkina Faso, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Burkina Faso, Romanesque Revival architecture

National Confederation of Workers of Burkina

The National Confederation of Workers of Burkina (CNTB) is a trade union centre in Burkina Faso. It is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation. CNTB emerged out of the Confédération africaine des travailleurs croyants.

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Located at 12.37 -1.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: International Trade Union Confederation, Trade unions in Burkina Faso

2009 West Africa floods

The 2009 West Africa floods are a natural disaster that began in June 2009 as a consequence of exceptionally heavy seasonal rainfall in large areas of West Africa. Several rivers, including the Pendjari, Niger, Volta and Senegal rivers, broke their banks, causing destruction of houses, bridges, roads and crops. The floods are reported to have affected 940,000 people across 12 countries, including Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Niger, Senegal, Guinea, and caused the deaths of at least 193 people.

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Located at 12.35 -1.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 2009 floods, 2009 in Burkina Faso, Floods in Africa, Natural disasters in Benin, Natural disasters in Burkina Faso, Natural disasters in Ghana, Natural disasters in Niger, Natural disasters in Senegal

Congress for Democracy and Progress

The Congress for Democracy and Progress (Congrès pour la Démocratie et le Progrès, CDP) is the ruling political party in Burkina Faso. Since 2012, its National Executive Secretary is Assimi Kouanda.

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Located at 12.36 -1.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Political parties in Burkina Faso