Burkina Faso
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Flag Description

two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a yellow five-pointed star in the center; red recalls the country's struggle for independence, green is for hope and abundance, and yellow represents the country's mineral wealth
note: uses the popular Pan-African colors of Ethiopia

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from France 5 August 1960


Calling code

West African CFA franc[4] (XOF)

Geographic Coordinates
12°20'N 1°40'W

Official languages

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Burkina Faso
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