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Coat of arms of Burkina Faso

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Coat of arms of Burkina Faso

The coat of arms of Burkina Faso contains a shield based on the national flag.

Above the shield the name of the country is shown, while below it is the national motto, Unité, Progrès, Justice (French for "Unity, Progress, Justice"). The supporters are two white stallions. This coat of arms is similar to the old Upper Volta coat of arms (see below), with the Burkina Faso flag replacing the Upper Volta flag in the middle.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Emblems.

Coat of arms of Burkina Faso is part of the Coat of Arms group.

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