Which country was formerly named Upper Volta?

Suriname
Burkina Faso
Laos
Ghana
"Upper Volta" was the name of the French colony in the upper section of river Volta. In 1958 the country gained in­de­pen­dence, and in 1984 it changed its name to “Burkina Faso”. The new name was createf from words in two dif­fer­ent local lan­guages: “Burk­i­na” means “honest” in Mossi lan­guage, “Faso” means “fa­ther­land” in Dyula lan­guage.

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flagGreece
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90%
0%
0%
10
flagCanada
4%
78%
8%
8%
23
flagAustria
15%
73%
10%
0%
19
flagSpain
0%
70%
10%
20%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
67%
8%
12%
137
flagthe Netherlands
13%
66%
13%
6%
15
flagthe United States
12%
64%
11%
11%
109
flagGermany
5%
62%
9%
22%
53
flagPoland
11%
61%
11%
15%
4200
flagItaly
27%
59%
4%
9%
22
flagFrance
7%
53%
23%
15%
13
flagUnknown
8%
48%
20%
22%
331
flagSweden
36%
45%
9%
9%
11
flagIndia
21%
42%
14%
14%
14
flagRussia
16%
33%
27%
22%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
25%
25%
15%
35%
20

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men55%
women58%
Suriname
9%
13%
Burkina Faso
55%
58%
Laos
14%
13%
Ghana
20%
14%

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Quale paese è stato nominato Repubblica dell'Alto Volta?
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Welk land werd uitgeroepen tot Opper-Volta?
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Quel pays a été nommé République de Haute-Volta?
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Qual país foi nomeado República da Alta Volta?
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Welches Land wurde Obervolta genannt?
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Which country was formerly named Upper Volta?
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¿Qué país fue nombrado República del Alto Volta?
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