Geographic coordinates: 13 00 N, 2 00 W
Area: 274,200 sq km
Country ranking (in terms of size): 75
Land: 273,800 sq km
Water: 400 sq km
Land Boundaries: 3,193km
Coastline: 0km (landlocked)
Western Africa, North of Ghana.
Tropical; warm, dry winters; hot, wet summers.
Mostly flat to dissected, undulating plains; hills in the West and South-East.
Lowest point: Mouhoun (Black Volta) River 200m
Highest point: Tena Kourou 749m
Manganese, limestone, marble; small deposits of gold, phosphates, pumice and salt.