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(1) HV = Haute Voltaire (Upper Volta), the name of the country until 1984.
(2) BF = Burkina Faso
(3) Private and commercial vehicles
Location West Africa Capital Ouagadougou Main Religions Indigenous beliefs and Islam (Sunni) National Language French but native African languages are widely spoken History Upper Volta became independent from France in 1960 and was renamed to Burkina Faso in 1984 International Oval BF ISO Code BF
(1) Jim Fox/Picture by Greg Gibson