Facts of Burkina Faso

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Abe Lincoln Country!

Burkina Faso means: Land of the Honorable People!

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Colonial Era!

Before it gained independence from France in 1960, Burkina Faso was known as Upper Volta!

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Tiny is Mighty!

Burkina Faso squeezes a population similar to Texas in an area similar to Colorado!

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Fact 2 Nostalgia!

Upper Volta was named after the Volta Rivers. The Black Volta is a river situated at over 150 meters above sea level!

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Young-Timers!

Burkina Faso has one of the youngest population, with over 60% being younger than 25.

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Grow Your Own Food!

Burkina Faso has one of the highest agriculture rates in Africa, with over 80 percent of the country doing some kind of agriculture!

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Fluff Floof!

Burkina Faso is one of the main producers of cotton in Africa, with one quarter of the countries' exports

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That rolls right of the tongue!

Burkina Faso's nationality is "Burkinabe", and is one of the few African countries to not end in -ian or -ien.

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*Insert Tumbleweed*

Over half of Burkina Faso's land is covered in the hot, steamy Sahara! 

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Relating to fact 4, Burkina Faso has 4 major rivers, 3 of which end in Volta! The Volta, Black Volta, and the Red Volta all flow through the country!

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That's all for now! Tune in sometime soon for Burundi!

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Level 44
Apr 20, 2021
Sorry It took so long. Burkina Faso just did not have a lot of cool facts :(
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Level 50
Apr 20, 2021
Haha! When you posted I was looking at your blogs! Now to read it...
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Level 50
Apr 20, 2021
Ok, I read it! Looks like Burkina Faso likes anything "Volta"
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Level 28
Apr 20, 2021
Volta is a Portuguese word with homonyms translations to English :)
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Level 50
Apr 20, 2021
Burkina Volta
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Level 28
Apr 20, 2021
Volta Faso!
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Level 44
Apr 20, 2021
Volta Volta :P
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Level 54
Apr 20, 2021
Voltaina Voltaso
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Level 50
Apr 20, 2021
Volta Volta
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Level 44
Apr 20, 2021
XD
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Level 50
Apr 20, 2021
VoltaatloV
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Level 57
Apr 20, 2021
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Level 38
Apr 20, 2021
Other ways

Upper Faso

Upper Burkina

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Level 38
Apr 20, 2021
Another fact about Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has 3 UNESCO world heritage sites despite you don't see know many landmarks in Burkina Faso

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Level 46
Apr 22, 2021
burkina faso's capital is Ouagadougou (wah - guh - doo - goo) and its such a funny name to say.