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The national flag of Burkina Faso consists of a top red horizontal half over a horizontal green bottom half. The middle of the Burkina Faso flag features a five-pointed yellow star.

The red color stands for the revolution; green corresponds to the country's profusion of natural resources. Lastly, the prominent yellow star symbolizes the guiding illumination of the revolt.

Official Name: Burkina Faso
Proportion: 2:3
Adopted on: August 4, 1984
Location: West Africa bordered by Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and Cote d'Ivoire
Capital City: Ouagadougou
Major Cities: Boromo, Koudougou, Pama, Hounde
Area: 105,900 square miles
Population: 15,730,977
Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)
Official Language: French
National Anthem: One Single Night

National symbol(s): white stallion

National colors: red, yellow, green

National anthem:
name: "Le Ditanye" (Anthem of Victory)
lyrics/music: Thomas SANKARA

Facts about Burkina Faso flag

CountryBurkina Faso
Designed byNA
AdoptedAugust 4, 1984
Design and ColorsA horizontal bicolor of red and green with a yellow star in the center
Size Ratio2:3

Last Updated On : August 25th, 2017