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Flag of Upper Volta

Flag Ratio: 2:3

The flag of Upper Volta is a horizontal tricolour of black, white and red which derive from the three main rivers: The Black Volta, White Volta and the Red Volta. This flag was adopted when independence from France was given in 1960.

The flag was changed when Upper Volta became Burkina Faso on 4 August 1984.

See also: Flag of Burkina Faso