Map of Burkina Faso with Bobo Dioulasso highlighted in red.

Bobo-Dioulasso is a city of about 600,000, the second biggest in Burkina Faso after Ouagadougou, the nation's capital. The name means literally, "home of the Jula-speaking Bobo," which is the dominant ethnic group in the region of the city. The city is situated in the southwest of the country, in the Houet Province, some 350 km from Ouagadougou. Edit this section or read more

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  • Currency: CFA franc (XOF)
  • Time zone: GMT (UTC)
  • Official language(s): French


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