Flag of Burkina Faso consists of a horizontal red horizontal half above the horizontal green bottom half. In the middle of the flag of Burkina Faso has a five-pointed yellow star.
Flag of Burkina Faso shows the pan-African colors that reflect a break with the colonial past of the country and unity with other African former colonies. Red symbolizes revolution; while green represents the abundant natural resources of the country. And finally, the yellow star represents a guiding light of revolution.
Flag of Burkina Faso was adopted on 4 August 1984 in August 1984, there was a coup and the country’s name was changed from Upper Volta to Burkina Faso where flag was adopted.
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