1 edition of Africa, Upper Volta found in the catalog.
Africa, Upper Volta
by Office of Development Information and Utilization, U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Other titles||Selected statistical data by sex.|
|Contributions||United States. Agency for International Development. Office of Development Information and Utilization.|
|LC Classifications||HA4728 .A65 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 31, 17 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||82602023|
Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta, is a small, poor, landlocked country in West Africa (see map). It is bounded by Niger to the east, Mali to the north and west, and Benin, Togo, Ghana, and Ivory Coast to the south. Part of French West Africa after , Upper Volta became independent in The Volta River Project in Ghana, West Africa One of the earliest European explorers of West Africa, Mungo Park, suggested that the lower reaches of the Volta River in what is now Ghana would be an excellent site for a dam and accompanying.
Upper Volta is so named be cause the Volta River starts here. There is no Lower Volta. The country exports some cat tle and cotton, but the faltering economy depends heavily on aid from France. Burkina Faso., 30 books Institut de recherches agronomiques tropicales et des cultures vivrières (Upper Volta), 15 books Pacéré Titinga, 15 books Société africaine d'études et de développement., 11 books Burkina Faso.
Upper Volta MNH S/S C Prince Charles & Lady Diana Royal Wedding was $4. $ 4 days, 11h. Upper Volta - C, MNH Set with S/S. Anniversaries and Events. Africa - Upper Volta, Proof and Stamps, Naked, Pain. $ Upper Volta # Famous Men & Zodiac CTO. $ Upper Volta # Silver Jubilee Souvenir Sheet MNH. Burkina Faso, (named Upper Volta until ) is a landlocked country that spans across the semiarid Sahel and the more humid Sudan bioclimatic zone. Burkina Faso is culturally rich, but limited in its endowment of natural resources. As in many other countries in the region, rural-to-urban migration has spurred the growth of urban areas.
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Tales of Mogho: African Stories from Upper Volta. [Frederic. Guirma] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Folk Stories of AfricaAuthor: Frederic Guirma.
Upper Volta (Burkino Faso) encompasses an astonishing variety of design principles and building techniques that belie the widespread image of the primitive hut so readily associated with rural Africa. This Upper Volta book provides an interpretation of the relationship between spatial organisation and daily activity in Gurunsi life.4/5(3).
These eight tales from the oral tradition of the Mossi tribesmen, retold from memory by a native of Upper Volta and complete with a glossary of 64 More words, are longer, more ambitious and less entertaining than the West African tales in Arkhurst's Adventures of Spider () or in the Courlander collections.
Genuine and engaging folk elements abound, and a distinctive local. “Tales Of Mogho - African Stories From Upper Volta” by Frederic Guirma, hardcover book published by the MacMillan Company inpages with illustrations. Condition: good - covers have light, binding solid, no torn or missing pages - dust jacket has nicks/marks/creases & a small tear (approx 1").
Get this from a library. Africa, Upper Volta: selected statistical data by sex. [United States. Agency for International Development. Office of Development Information and Utilization.;]. Get this from a library. Tales of Mogho; African stories from Upper Volta. [Frederic Guirma] -- This collection of tales reflect the venerable oral tradition of the Mossi people of West Africa.
Mossi elders insist that the legends are as old as mankind. These stories are unique and exciting. Books Traditional Building in Africa and America Review: African Spaces: Design for Living in Upper Volta by Jean-Paul Bourdier, Trinh T. Minh-Ha; Hausa Architecture by J. Moughtin; Hatumere: Islamic Design in West Africa Africa Labelle Prussin; Traditional Housing in African Cities: A Comparative Study of Housing in Zaria, Ibadan and Marrakech Author: Tukur Sa'Ad.
Africa:: Burkina Faso Print Flag Description two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a yellow five-pointed star in the center; red recalls the country's struggle for independence, green is for hope and abundance, and yellow represents the country's mineral wealth.
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Thus Upper Volta was named for the region above the Volta river flowing in the area; the people of that country/area where thus known as the ‘Voltaics’ (Voltaiques in French). Since the river had three tributaries: the Black Volta, the white Volta, and the red Volta, Upper Volta’s flag also had those three colors.
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.
Upper Volta (French: Haute-Volta) was a colony of French West Africa established on 1 Marchfrom territories that had been part of the colonies of Upper Senegal and Niger and the Côte d'Ivoire.
The colony was dissolved on 5 Septemberwith parts being administered by the Côte d'Ivoire, French Sudan and the Colony of l: Ouagadougou.
The Republic of Upper Volta (French: République de Haute-Volta), now Burkina Faso, was a landlocked West African country established on Decemas a self-governing colony within the French Community.
Before attaining autonomy it had been French Upper Volta and part of the French languages: French. The lateritic (red, leached, iron-bearing) layer of rock that covers the underlying crystalline rocks is deeply incised by the country’s three principal rivers—the Black Volta (Mouhoun), the Red Volta (Nazinon), and the White Volta (Nakambé)—all of which converge in Ghana to the south to form the Volta River.
AFRICA: DRUM, CHANT AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC. RECORDED IN NIGER, MALI AND UPPER VOLTA BY STEPHEN JAY (LP Record) [Stephen Jay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Upper Volta Personalities Gen de Gaulle King Baudouin 2v Blocks of 4 SG# $ Upper Volta Birds Dr Albert Schweitzer 5v+MS MI# SC#+CC Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta), a landlocked country in West Africa, has an area ofsq km (, sq mi), with a length of km ( mi) ene–wsw and a width of km ( mi) sse–nnw.
Comparatively, the area occupied by Burkina Faso is slightly larger than the state of Colorado. The Mossi people are the largest ethnic group in Burkina Faso, a landlocked western African nation. The language of the Mossi is Mooré (also known as Moré), which is spoken by about 5 million people in Burkina Faso and by smaller numbers in neighboring Togo and Mali.
Burkina Faso is a former French colony, which became the independent state of Upper Volta in OUAGADOUGOU, Upper Volta,—Since the ouster of king Farouk of Egypt inthere have been 30 military coups on the African continent, the latest of them last month in this landlocked country.
Some might call Burkina Faso, a West African nation formerly known as Upper Volta, one of the lesser-known nations on the continent. That’s certainly no reflection of the cultural and natural marvels this small country has to offer. Implement The Power X Strategy to find the best stocks, limit your risk and increase profits.
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