Flag of Burkina Faso / Burkinabe (JPG)
The flag of Burkina Faso is formed by two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green, with a yellow five-pointed star resting in the center. The colours are the popular Pan-African colours of Ethiopia. The red represents the country's revolutionary struggle and the green stripe represents hope and abundance. The yellow star symbolises Burkina Faso's mineral wealth.