in Province de la Comoé of Cascades Region, Burkina Faso

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.633 and -4.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 37' 59" and W -4° 46' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:51 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Ouagadougou
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:56 am and 6:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.510 and 177.011 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Burkina Faso in Western Africa

Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Burkina Faso.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Burkina Faso. Last Update: 2024-05-19 08:11:23

Touring Banfora

Banfora in Province de la Comoé (Cascades Region) with it's 60,288 residents is a town located in Burkina Faso about 249 mi (or 401 km) south-west of Ouagadougou, the country's capital place.

Time in Banfora is now 08:51 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Ouagadougou with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Banfora. The closest airport in Burkina Faso is Banfora Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Comoé National Park in Ivory coast at a distance of 124 mi (or 200 km).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Orodara, Sindou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Ouangolodougou and Kadiolo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 39°C / 102 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 29% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 20th of May 2024

36°C (97 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

37°C (98 °F)
32°C (89 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

37°C (99 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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En voiture dans Banfora, Burkina Faso - Association Soleils d'Afrique

Published: September 18, 2009
Length: 50:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Soleils d'Afrique

Secteur 1 - Marché de Banfora Centre ville de Banfora Banfora est une ville récente, créée en 1903. Elle est la capitale...

Chez Ahmadou Traore - Association Soleils d'Afrique

Published: September 18, 2009
Length: 40:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Soleils d'Afrique

Video de Novembre 2007 Ahmadou Traore, surnomé vié est le secrétaire de l'ASACO, Association Soleils d'Afrique de la Comoe. Il est à l'origine de Soleils d'Afrique. Grace à lui, nous avons...

Lake Tengrela

Published: March 11, 2009
Length: 56:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: China Uncoverd

A visit to lake tengrela near Banfora in Burkina Faso.

Landing in Burkina Faso (Fanfora)

Published: November 19, 2010
Length: 06:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: PJ Orravan

Amazing crowed.

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Published: July 07, 2010
Length: 40:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sideris Zervoudis

moto travel 2010 bmw r 1200 gs adventure west africa.

Taking a shower

Published: March 09, 2009
Length: 55:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: China Uncoverd

Taking a shower at the sugarcane fields Banfora in Burkina Faso.

Les masques du Namentenga 2

Published: January 29, 2019
Length: 40:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Soul Lallogo

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Comoé Province

Comoé is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Cascades Region. The capital of Comoé is Banfora. The population of Comoé was 400,534 in 2006. Comoé is divided into 9 departments:

Located at 10.6333, -4.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provinces of Burkina Faso, Comoé Province

Stade Banfora

Stade Banfora is a multi-use stadium in Banfora, Burkina Faso. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Union Sportive de la Comoé. The stadium holds 6,000 people.

Located at 10.6519, -4.74583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Burkina Faso

Banfora Department

Banfora is a department or commune of Comoé Province in southern Burkina Faso. Its capital lies at the town of Banfora. According to the 1996 census the department has a total population of 88,808.

Located at 10.6333, -4.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Burkina Faso, Comoé Province

Lake Tengrela

Lake Tengrela is a small lake near Banfora in Burkina Faso. It is known for its hippopotamuses. Locals believe that these hippopotamuses do not attack humans because they are sacred hippopotamuses. Crocodiles are almost never seen in this lake. It is 2 km long and 1.5 km wide.

Located at 10.6397, -4.80858 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Burkina Faso

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Banfora.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Banfora, באנפורה, BNR, バンフォラ, 방포라, Банфору, Банфора, بانفورا, 邦福拉