Country size comparison
Burkina Faso is about 2.7 times bigger than Virginia.
Virginia is approximately 102,548 sq km, while Burkina Faso is approximately 274,200 sq km, making Burkina Faso 167% larger than Virginia. Meanwhile, the population of Virginia is ~8.0 million people (13.9 million more people live in Burkina Faso).
This to-scale comparison of Virginia 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.