Burkina Faso Flag
Sankara was a Marxist-Leninist revolutionary and leader who sought to promote self-reliance and anti-imperialism in Burkina Faso. The flag's design was chosen to reflect these ideals and to distance the country from its colonial past. The red and green stripes are also often associated with socialist and communist movements, further emphasizing the revolutionary nature of Sankara's government.
The yellow star on the flag is also an important symbol in Burkina Faso. In traditional African belief systems, the star is seen as a guiding light and a symbol of hope. It is believed to represent the future and the potential for positive change. This ties in with Sankara's goal of leading Burkina Faso towards a better and more prosperous future.
Overall, the flag of Burkina Faso is a symbol of the country's independence, unity with other African nations, and commitment to revolutionary ideals. It is a powerful symbol of hope and progress for the people of Burkina Faso.
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Burkina Faso is a country located in West Africa, bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Côte d'Ivoire to the southwest. It has a total land area of about 105,000 square miles, and is home to a diverse population with a variety of different ethnic and cultural groups. Burkina Faso has a rich history and culture, with a unique blend of African, French, and other West African influences.
The history of Burkina Faso dates back to ancient times, and the country has been inhabited by a variety of different cultures over the centuries. In the 19th century, Burkina Faso became a part of the French colonial empire, and gained its independence in 1960. Today, Burkina Faso is a presidential republic with a president and parliament.
Burkina Faso is known for its stunning natural beauty, with a varied landscape ranging from the Sahel region in the north to the rainforests of the south. The country is home to a number of protected areas, including the Arly National Park, which is home to a variety of plant and animal species, and the Comoé National Park, which is home to a number of historic ruins and landmarks.
The culture of Burkina Faso is a blend of African, French, and other West African influences, with the official languages of the country being French and Moore. The majority of the population is Muslim, but there are also significant Christian, Animist, and other traditional indigenous religions.
|Country codes||BF, BFA (ISO 3166-1)|
|Official name||Burkina Faso|
|Religion||63.8% Islam, 26.3% Christianity, 9.0% Traditional faiths, 0.9% Others / None|
|Time zone||UTC (GMT)|
|Member of||United Nations|
|Organisation of Islamic Cooperation|
|Population density||76 per Km2 (198 people per mi2)|
|Urban Population||30.6 % of the population is urban (6,397,911 people in 2020)|
|Median age||17.6 years|
|Total area||The total land area is 273,600 Km2 (105,638 sq. miles)|
|Highest point||Mount Tenakourou (749 m, 2 457 ft)|
|Lowest point||Black Volta (200 m, 656 ft)|
|GDP per capita||$ 893 (World Bank, 2021)|
|Currency||West African CFA franc (Fr, XOF)|
|Internet TLD||.bf (click here to find and register domain name)|
|Country Wikipedia Page||Burkina Faso Wikipedia Page|
Main Cities by Population in Burkina Faso