BurkinaFaso
Bur·ki·na Fa·so (bər-kēʹnə fäʹsō) Formerly Up·per Vol·ta (ŭpʹər vŏlʹtə, vōlʹ-, vôlʹ-).
A landlocked country of western Africa. It was a French protectorate from 1896 until 1960, when it gained its independence. The name of the country was officially changed in 1984. Ouagadougou is the capital and the largest city. Population: 9,889,000.

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