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Flag of Upper Volta (1960-1984)

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Flag of Upper Volta (1960-1984) today Burkina Faso

The name Upper Volta indicated that the country contains the upper Volta (Black Volta) river course and its two tributaries, the White Volta and Red Volta, a tributary of the former. The colors of the flag represent the Upper Volta to three rivers.


Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Flags.

Flag of Upper Volta (1960-1984) is part of the World Flags group.

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