The Burkina Faso flag is made up of two horizontal bands of equal size. The top band is red and the bottom one is green. A yellow star is located in the center. The banner’s ratio is 2:3.
The Burkina Faso flag has a meaning. The yellow symbolizes guiding light. The green represents richness. The red symbolizes socialism. However, these three colors are also Pan-African colors, much like those of Ethiopia.
The country gained its independence from France in 1960. The Burkina Faso flag belongs to a nation that is considered to be a presidential republic. It is located in western Africa.
The largest city and capital in the country is Ouagadougou. The Burkina Faso flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “One Single Night”. The national motto is “Unity, Progress, Justice”.
Some interesting facts about Burkina Faso:
religion: Islam 49.9%, indigenous beliefs 40.1%, Christianity 10.0%
languages: French, other African languages
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