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Car rental in Burkina Faso

Tips for driving your rental car in Burkina Faso

If you're travelling to Burkina Faso, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Burkina Faso is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Ouagadougou counts 1005231 inhabitants. In Ouagadougou hosts 5.6% of the entire country's population, which counts over 17810000 inhabitants. In Burkina Faso the language spoken most widespread is French but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Burkina Faso is GMT+00:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Burkina Faso is C / E and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Burkina Faso is +226, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Burkina Faso

With a fuel cost in Burkina Faso averaging at 1.43 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Burkina Faso shares its land borders with Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 15272, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Burkina Faso as the 122nd country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Burkina Faso there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the West African CFA franc (XOF). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 90 km/h. Bear in mind that in Burkina Faso, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso boasts one UNESCO site which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who travel to Burkina Faso for leisure just can't miss a visit to Ruins of Loropéni (cultural).

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