Country size comparison
Burkina Faso is around the same size as Italy.
Italy is approximately 301,340 sq km, while Burkina Faso is approximately 274,200 sq km, making Burkina Faso 90.99% the size of Italy. Meanwhile, the population of Italy is ~61.1 million people (39.2 million fewer people live in Burkina Faso).
This to-scale comparison of Italy vs. Burkina Faso uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.