Animal Stamp of Republic of Upper Volta

Upper Volta is located at the inland in West Africa and characterizes according to two contrastive season, the dry season and the rainy season. It is one of the countries stabilized also in West African countries especially politically. It became independent of France in 1960. The main industries are agriculture and stock farming and 80% of people are this agriculture and stock farming. It is alike and is engaged. The coup d'etat occurred in 1982 and the name of a country was changed into Burkina Faso in August, 1984.
Seven kinds of fish stamps were issued from Republic of Upper Volta in 1966.
Three kinds of fish stamps were issued in 1975.
Six kinds of fish stamps were issued from Burkina Faso in 2001.

Republic of Upper Volta
1966 Fish Stamp
African Darter
Nannocharax gobiodes
Polli Citharine
Hemigrammocharax polli
Nile Pike
Mormyrops curviceps
African Characid
Alestes luteus
Congo Tetra
Phenacogrammus pabrensis
Silver Robber
Micralestes voltae
Upside-Down Catfish
Synodontis arnoulti

1975 Fish Stamp
Upsidedown Catfish
Synodontis voltae
Common Robber
Micralestes comoensis

Burkina Faso
2001 Fish Stamp
Gymnarchus niloticus
Silver Catfish
Bagrus docmac
Moustache Catfish
Hemisynodontis membranaceus
Nile Tilapia
Oreochromis niloticus
Nile Perch
Lates niloticus
African arowana
Heterotis niloticus

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