The flag of Burkina Faso comprises two equal horizontal stripes: red at the top and green at the bottom, with a central yellow circle. Encircling the yellow disk are two thin white stripes.

Red signifies the revolution and the fight for independence. Green represents the nation’s fertile agricultural lands and aspirations for a promising future.

The yellow circle symbolizes Burkina Faso’s mineral wealth and the brightness of its prospects. Surrounding the circle, the two white stripes symbolize peace. They represent unity, essential values in the country’s journey towards progress and prosperity. Together, these elements on the flag reflect Burkina Faso’s rich heritage, abundant resources, and hopeful outlook.