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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

French Protectorate of UPPER VOLTA  (Waghadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1942-11-02:

Free French Residency of UPPER IVORY COAST Region  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER IVORY COAST

1944-08-25:

Ivory Coast Directly administered Residency of UPPER IVORY COAST Region  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER IVORY COAST

1959-12-09:

Autonomous Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1984-08-04:

National Revolutionary Council of the Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -   BURKINA FASO



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

French Protectorate of UPPER VOLTA  (Waghadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1930-01-01:

French Colony of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1957-05-18:

Government Council of the French Overseas Territory of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1959-12-09:

Autonomous Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1961-05-04:

Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1967-01-01:

Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1983-08-04:

National Revolutionary Council of the Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -   UPPER VOLTA

1997-06-07:

Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -   BURKINA FASO

1997-09-01:

Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -   BURKINA FASO




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

FRANCE

1940-06-22:

VICHY FRANCE +

1942-11-02:

FIGHTING FRANCE

1958-12-11:

UPPER VOLTA +

FRANCE +

1958-12-23:

UPPER VOLTA +

FRANCE +

FRENCH WEST AFRICA +

1959-01-01:

UPPER VOLTA +

FRANCE +

MALI +

1959-03-01:

UPPER VOLTA +

FRANCE +

SAHEL-BENIN +

1959-05-01:

UPPER VOLTA +

FRANCE +

1960-08-05:

UPPER VOLTA





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Woghodogo

1919-03-01:

  Ouagadougou





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  HAUTE-VOLTA

1933-01-01:

  OUAGADOUGOU

1937-07-13:

  HAUTE-VOLTA

1938-01-01:

  HAUTE-CÔTE-D''IVOIRE

1947-01-04:

  HAUTE-VOLTA

1984-08-04:

  BOURKINA-FASSO

1984-08-16:

  BURKINA-FASO





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

French Protectorate of UPPER VOLTA

1919-03-01:

French Colony of UPPER VOLTA

1932-09-06:

Circles of the Colony of UPPER VOLTA

1933-01-01:

WAGADUGU Circle

1937-07-13:

Region of UPPER VOLTA

1938-01-01:

Residency of UPPER IVORY COAST Region

1942-11-02:

Free French Residency of UPPER IVORY COAST Region

1944-08-25:

Ivory Coast Directly administered Residency of UPPER IVORY COAST Region

1947-01-04:

Residency of the French Territory of UPPER VOLTA

1947-09-04:

Residency of the French Overseas Territory of UPPER VOLTA

1947-09-06:

French Overseas Territory of UPPER VOLTA

1957-05-18:

Government Council of the French Overseas Territory of UPPER VOLTA

1958-12-11:

Autonomous VOLTAIC Republic

1959-12-09:

Autonomous Republic of UPPER VOLTA

1960-08-05:

Republic of UPPER VOLTA

1980-11-25:

Military Committee of Recovery for National Progress of the Republic of UPPER VOLTA

1982-11-08:

Provisional Committee of Popular Salvation of the Republic of UPPER VOLTA

1982-11-11:

Committee of Popular Salvation of the Republic of UPPER VOLTA

1982-11-26:

Republic of UPPER VOLTA

1983-08-04:

National Revolutionary Council of the Republic of UPPER VOLTA

1984-08-04:

National Revolutionary Council of the Republic of BURKINA FASO

1984-08-16:

National Revolutionary Council of the People''s Democratic Republic of BURKINA FASO

1987-10-15:

Popular Front of the Republic of BURKINA FASO

1991-12-24:

Republic of BURKINA FASO

2014-11-18:

Tranistional Government of the Republic of BURKINA FASO

2015-09-17:

National Council of Democracy of the Republic of BURKINA FASO

2015-09-23:

Tranistional Government of the Republic of BURKINA FASO

2015-12-29:

Republic of BURKINA FASO





































Ruler changes:

1958-12-11:

Autonomous VOLTAIC Republic  (Wagadugu)   -    Maurice Yameogo
         (Nawalagmba Maurice Yaméogo)

1959-12-11:

Autonomous Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -    President Maurice Yameogo
         (Président Nawalagmba Maurice Yaméogo)

1966-01-04:

Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -    General Aboubakar Sangoule Lamizana
         (Général Aboubakar Sangoulé Lamizana)

1980-11-25:

Military Committee of Recovery for National Progress of the Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -    President Saye Zerbo
         (Président Saye Zerbo)

1982-11-08:

Provisional Committee of Popular Salvation of the Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -    Jean-Baptiste Ouedraogo
         (Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo)

1983-08-04:

National Revolutionary Council of the Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)   -    Thomas Sankara
         (Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara)

1987-10-15:

Popular Front of the Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -    President Blaise Compaore
         (Président Blaise Compaoré)

2014-10-31:

Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -    General Honore Nabere Traore
         (Général Honoré Nabéré Traoré)

2014-11-01:

Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -    Yacouba Isaac Zida
         (Isaac Yacouba Zida)

2014-11-18:

Tranistional Government of the Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -    Michel Kafando
         (Michel Kafando)

2015-09-17:

National Council of Democracy of the Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -    Gilbert Diendere
         (Gilbert Diendéré)

2015-09-23:

Tranistional Government of the Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -    Michel Kafando
         (Michel Kafando)

2015-12-29:

Republic of BURKINA FASO  (Wagadugu)   -    President Roch Marc Christian Kabore
         (Président Roch Marc Christian Kaboré)






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