Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
Boromo

Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso

Gaoua


Ouagadougou (700 000 inhabitants), founded in XIth century by Nyonnyonsés, was called at the time Kombemtinga, the " Land of the Warriors ". Weary to undergo the attacks of the close people, Nyonnyonsés passed under the protection of Zoungrana, Mossi emperor. Gradually, the city changed name, became into 1441 capital of the Empire Mossi, and into 191 capital of Upper Volta.
Ouagadougou
Mossi village
Market
Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou

Mossi village

Market

Ouagadougou