Written By Ahmad Romadhon on Nov 7, 2011 | 8:59 PM
Burkina Faso's state emblem
Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta, is a country named former French colonies in Africa which is almost the history of liberty is never stable because it is always buffeted - udder by a coup that came and went (probably now better). Full independence on 5 August 1960 by President Maurice Yameogo, the country is in the first 6 years of independence still can fill it in stride. But on January 3, 1966 occurred when Colonel Sangoule first coup took over the government. From the colonel's hand through the process of democratic leadership of the country's going on lamizana generals. November 1980 coup by Colonel happen again zerbo saye, then on the November 1982 coup by the captain saye zerbo sankara thomas. Hands of the captain is the name of this country changed to Bourkina Faso, which means "Land of the Arif". The country is a thousand cities in Ouagadougou. The language used of this country is French (official) and African language support. This country's currency is the CFA franc. The big day this nation falls on the 5th of August 1960 (day independent). This country never colonized by France. Founding fathers of this country is Maurice Yameogo.
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