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Burkina Fasoball is a landlocked countryball in West Africa.

It borders Mali-icon Maliball to the north, Ivory Coast-icon Ivory Coastball Côte d'IvoireballGhana-icon GhanaballTogo-icon Togoball, Benin-icon Beninball to the south and Niger-icon Nigerball to the east.

It is very poor, has AIDS and, along with a lot of other African countries, has issues with hunger. Despite this it is one of the least corrupt countryballs in Africa. Stronk.

History

Burkina Faso-icon Burkina Fasoball was a 8-icon 8ball until France-icon Franceball adopted him in 1896 when it became part of French West Africa-icon French West Africaball. The territory now known as Burkina Fasoball was granted higher autonomy in the form of French Upper Volta-icon French Upper Voltaball later in 1919. The name comes from its location up of the Volta river.

In 1958, it gained self-governance before becoming fully independent in 1960 under the name of the Republic of Upper Volta-icon Republic of Upper Voltaball.

In 1983, Thomas Sankara-icon Thomas Sankara came to power in a coup and would rename the country to Burkina Faso in 1984.
Sankara would make Burkina Faso self sufficient and create a food surplus, vaccinate 2 million Burkinabé in order to combat measles, meningitis and polio, combat deforestation and distribute land to the peasants. In 1987, Sankara would killed in a coup.

The countryball has since been victim of multiple coups d'état, one of which led to its renaming to Burkina Faso-icon Burkina Fasoball in 1984. The latest coup was in 2015 which ousted Blaise Compaoré.

How to draw

Draw Burkina Fasoball is simple:

  1. Divide the basic circle shape into two horizontal stripes.
  2. Color the upper one of this red
  3. Color the other one of this green
  4. Draw between the stripes a yellow star
  5. Draw the eyes and you've finished


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