Wikipedia:WikiProject Burkina Faso

WikiProject Burkina Faso
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Welcome to the WikiProject Burkina Faso! This group was formed to better organize articles on Burkina Faso in a spirit of cooperation.


This group includes within its scope all articles related to Burkina Faso, its cities, geography, transportation, culture, history and so on. All of these articles should be contained within the Category:Burkina Faso or one of its subcategories.



  • To coordinate and improve articles related to Burkina Faso in a fair and accurate manner.



Active membersEdit

To join WikiProject Burkina Faso, edit this section and add the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest to the bottom of the following list of members. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

  1. John Carter 17:50, 3 December 2007 (UTC)
  2. Beloved Freak 12:06, 3 February 2008 (UTC)
  3. DarthGator (talk) 12:19, 3 March 2008 (UTC)
  4. ♦Blofeld of SPECTRE♦ $1,000,000? 13:25, 9 April 2008 (UTC)
  5. I really should, considering how many departments I've created. I'm an Editor of the wiki[citation needed] 10:28, 23 May 2008 (UTC)
  6. EJF (talk) 20:58, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
  7. If you don't mind someone from Mozambique helping out... Ecoleetage (talk) 10:40, 14 June 2008 (UTC)
  8. Stamboliyski (talk) 20:52, 6 November 2014 (UTC)
  9. Webworkx64 (talk) 09:43, 16 November 2016 (UTC) taking on the challenge of expanding Blaise Compaore's page (both in French and English).
  10. Grn1749 (talk · contribs) 14:27:22, 2 September 2020 (UTC) 
  11. EytanMelech (talk · contribs) 18:30:24, 22 December 2021 (UTC)

Former membersEdit

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. Buaidh (talk · contribs) 21:40:08, 18 June 2019 (UTC) – WikiProject templates and categories.

Member identificationEdit

Members of WikiProject Burkina Faso should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Burkina Faso members.

Wikitext userbox where used
[[Category:WikiProject Burkina Faso members]] none linked pages
{{Template:User WikiProject Burkina Faso}}
 This user is a member of
WikiProject Burkina Faso.
linked pages
{{Template:User WP Burkina Faso}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP Burkina Faso|invite}} linked pages

For other Burkina Faso user templates, see Category:Burkina Faso user templates.

Things you can doEdit

Article alertsEdit

Categories for discussion

Redirects for discussion

Articles to be split

Recognized contentEdit

Good articlesEdit

Former good articlesEdit

Did you know? articlesEdit

In the News articlesEdit

Did You Know (DYK)sEdit


Photo requestsEdit

In addition to posting your image requests on the list, on the talk page(s) of the subject(s), and on the Wikimedia Commons (Commons:Commons:Picture requests), please also post them at fr:Wikipédia:Atelier photographique on the French Wikipedia. If you do not know French, you can ask someone at fr:Wikipédia:Bistro_des_non-francophones/en to help you.


Please add tag Burkina Faso-related article by modifying the WikiProject Africa tag, like so:

{{WikiProject Africa
|Burkina Faso=yes

Please see {{WikiProject Africa}} for more information on the template, as well as assessment information.

  • To request a photo for an article, please add {{reqphoto|in=Burkina Faso}} to the article talkpage.




  • (in French) Government of Burkina Faso education site, with biographies of hundreds of current and historical figures and short history pieces.
  • Public Domain images of USAID/USDA work in Burkina: They seem to have a project there, and someone enjoys putting general interest images (street scenes, etc.) on the web. All these can be uploaded to commons with {{PD-USGov-USDA-ARS}}. T L Miles (talk) 18:25, 6 February 2008 (UTC)


  • Rouamba, Palingwindé Inès Zoé Lydia (2011). La participation des femmes à la vie politique au Burkina (1957-2009) (PDF) (PhD thesis) (in French). Université du Québec à Montréal.

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