Ouagadougou is the capital of the Burkina Faso republic; it is a multifunctional city that multiplies as the communication center, economic, cultural as well as an administration center. The city is estimated to have a population of about 1,475,223 as per the 2006 census. The name Ouagadougou is derived from the French orthography.
The country’s industrial hub is located in this city with major food processing industries and the textile industry being the major economy holder of this nation in West Africa.
Ouagadougou is also famous for its ancient trade and popular Ouagadougou grand market and it has grown to be a major city in West Africa.
The city offers a wide range of tourist attraction. Besides the culture which is made alive and portrayed on major streets of Ouagadougou, their peculiar feature of buildings rooting back to the ancient architecture is quite amazing.