Meet Olga from Burkina FasoSep 13th, 2013 • Category: Kids from Around the World
Name: Olga Delwende Kabore
Languages Spoken: Mòoré, French, English (a bit)
Parents’ Jobs: Papa is a farmer and Mama takes care of me and our home
Favorite Foods: Benga (bean pancakes) , Tô (a type of stew), and Attiéké (similar to couscous, but made from fermented cassava)
Favorite Animal: Parrot
Favorite Subject in School: English
Favorite Activities: Sweeping
Favorite Flower: Rose
What She Wants to Be When She Grows Up: A doctor
Capital of Burkina Faso: Ouagadougou
Population: 16.97 million
Languages Spoken: French is the official language, but as Burkina Faso is made up of many different ethnic groups, there are various recognized regional languages, including Mòoré, Mandinka and Bambara.
Religion: 60% Muslim (mostly Sunni), 23% Christian (mostly Catholic), 15% traditional indigenous beliefs, 0.6% other, 0.4% nonreligious
Geography: A landlocked country (it is completely surrounded by land) in West Africa. It is bordered by Mali and Niger to the North, and Benin, Togo, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to the South.
Climate: Mostly tropical climate with two distinct seasons: very rainy and very dry
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