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Burkina Faso (Upper Volta)
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    (August 5, 1960- )
    Located in Western Africa
    Borders Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger and Togo
    Slightly larger than Colorado
    Population is about the same as Ohio
    Gained independence from France (August 5, 1960)
    Life expectancy is only forty six.
    The average woman produces almost seven children.
    Infant mortality rate is a staggering 11%.
    Citizens are Burkinabe.
    It is one of the poorest countries in the world.
    1/5 of their labor force seeks work in neighboring countries.
    Landlocked Burkina Faso has high population density, few natural resources and recurring droughts.
    Currency is the Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (CFAF).
    One in 500 have a telephone.
    One in 225 have a Television.
    The rivers have two conditions: bone-dry and flooded.
    Formerly called Upper Volta, there is no Lower Volta.
    The capital has a poetic name - Ougadougou.
    The Mossi, Bobo Samo, Lobi, Gourounsi, Gourmantche, Senufo, Mande, Fulani and Dagari tribes live there.
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 13 Votes: 84.62% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 30 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 13 Votes: 23.08% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 70.59% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 63 Votes: 69.84% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 39 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 47.22% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 56 Votes: 60.71% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 98 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 217 Votes: 55.30% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 250 Votes: 60.40% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 607 Votes: 62.60% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 834 Votes: 63.79% Annoying
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