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Burkina Faso Search catalogue 294902910
Formerly the French colony (later an Overseas Territory) of Upper Volta, one of the territorial divisions of the federation of French West Africa. Full independence was achieved on 5 August 1960. On 3 August 1984, the (Republic of) Upper Volta was renamed Burkina (Faso) (Kirchherr, 1987).
01.02.01 AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND REGIONS
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