Bobo-Dioulasso is a city in Burkina Faso with a population of about 537,728 ; it is the second largest city in the country, after Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital. The name means "home of the Bobo-Dioula"; while it was likely coined by French colonists to reflect the languages of the two major groups in the population, it does not capture the complex identity and ethnicity of the location.
Bobo-Dioulasso is a department or commune of Houet Province in south-western Burkina Faso. Its capital is the town of Bobo-Dioulasso.
Bobo Dioulasso Airport is an international airport in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. The airport has commercial flights to the Ivory Coast.