The Burkina Faso flag was officially adopted on August 4, 1984.
The red symbolizes the recent revolution, the green the abundance of natural riches and the yellow star the guiding light of that revolution.
Burkina Faso Coat of Arms:
The Burkina Faso coat of arms is composed of a shield based on the national flag supported by two white stallions. The name of the country is displayed above the shield, while the national motto rests below.