Burkina Faso is about 2 times smaller than France.

France is approximately 551,500 sq km, while Burkina Faso is approximately 274,200 sq km, making Burkina Faso 49.72% the size of France. Meanwhile, the population of France is ~68.3 million people (46.4 million fewer people live in Burkina Faso).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of France compared to Burkina Faso. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Burkina Faso vs. France using our country comparison tool.

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