It is surrounded by six countries in the north is Mali, to the south is Ghana which is on the coast of West Africa, north east is Niger. Burkina Faso, once known as Upper Volta, and as the longtime kingdom of the Mossi people. French forces colonized this part of West Africa in 1896. In 1958, the region achieved self-governance, becoming the Republic of Upper Volta, and by 1960 had gained complete independence from France. Burkina Faso means "the country of honorable people". Its capital is Ouagadougou.
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This is a topic of discussion for everyone except Nigerians. A discussion about the experience of sitting at a Nigerian dining table or visiting a Nigerian restaurant. I have discussed this issue with Jamaicans, the English, Asians, Maori's, Trinidadians, Gambians, South Africans, Dutch, Germans etc...etc...etc. I love Nigerian food and whatever people may say about 419..when it comes to the food. Nigerian food has attitude... serious attitude.