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Burkina Faso

19.75 million
Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in West Africa, is known for its rich cultural heritage and diverse wildlife. The country is home to over 60 ethnic groups, each with their own unique traditions and customs. The capital city, Ouagadougou, is a bustling metropolis with a vibrant arts scene and a blend of modern and traditional architecture. The country is also home to several national parks, including the Nazinga Game Ranch, which is known for its hippos, crocodiles, and elephants. Burkina Faso is also known for its handicrafts, such as woodcarvings and textiles, which are often made using traditional techniques passed down through generations.