Upper Volta
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Upper Volta post report. by United States. Department of State.

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Published by Dept. of State in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Burkina Faso,
  • Burkina Faso -- Description and travel

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Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17648248M

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Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in Repeated military coups during the s and s were followed by multiparty elections in the early s. Former President Blaise COMPAORE () resigned in late October following popular protests against his efforts to amend the constitution's two-term. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Upper Volta, now Burkina Faso, from He is a Professor of English at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire where he lives in a converted barn Joseph Monninger has published novels for adults and teens and three works of nonfiction/5. A virtual guide to Burkina Faso, the 'land of the upright/honest people'. Burkina Faso (formerly known as Upper Volta; French: Haute Volta) is a landlocked country located in the middle of West Africa's "hump." The northern part lies geographically in the Sahel zone, the transition zone between the Sahara Desert in north and the tropical savanna in south. JP MONNINGER, author of The Map that Leads to You, is an award-winning writer. He has published novels for adults and teens and three works of nonfiction. The New York Times Book Review has said of Monninger that he “comes to writing with his five sense wide open”/5.

Upper Volta (French: Haute-Volta) was a colony of French West Africa established on 1 March , from territories that had been part of the colonies of Upper Senegal and Niger and the Côte d'Ivoire. The colony was dissolved on 5 September , with parts being administered by the Côte d'Ivoire, French Sudan and the Colony of Niger. After World War II, on 4 September , the colony was Capital: Ouagadougou. The Republic of Upper Volta (French: République de Haute-Volta), now Burkina Faso, was a landlocked West African country established on December 11, , as a self-governing colony within the French Community. Before attaining autonomy it had been French Upper Volta and part of the French tangoloji.com languages: French. After reading Terri’s book, Cassie took the extra step and made a vision board. Looking at it everyday was the constant reminder she needed to accomplish her goals. The result: She achieved her fitness goal twice as fast as she planned. But little did she know, losing the weight was just the beginning of what God wanted to in her life. A former French colony, it gained independence as Upper Volta in The name Burkina Faso, which means “Land of Incorruptible People,” was adopted in The capital, Ouagadougou, is in the centre of the country and lies about miles ( km) from the Atlantic Ocean. The climate of.

Get this from a library! Upper Volta,. [Allan Carpenter; Janice E Baker] -- An introduction to the geography, people, history, government, resources, culture, and major cities of Upper Volta. In , Upper Volta was made into a separate administrative unit of French West Africa, but in the French regime divided the territory of Upper Volta among the colonies of the Ivory Coast, Niger, and the French Sudan. Only in was the country restored to its contemporary boundaries as an “overseas territory” of France. Traditional Sculpture From Upper Volta an Exhibition by COTTER (William) et al and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at tangoloji.com A melange of community elders and emboldened youth spill from the brightly lit confines of Sanlé’s Volta Photo into the dimly lit nightclubs of Upper Volta's cultural capital, all compiled in a page hardbound book.