Stamps Of Burkino Faso ( Formerly Republic Of Upper Volta - Afrique Occidentale Francaise - Africa )
French colony of Upper Volta declared independence on the 5th. of August 1960 and became known as The Republic Of Upper Volta. On August the 4th. 1984, the Republic of Upper Volta changed its name to " Burkino Faso " which means " the country of honourable people " .