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This is a 1985 postage stamp issued by Burkina Faso depicting a painting by Italian Early Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli / "Mars And Venus". -- Scott catalog# 749C / Denom.: (90) francs / Issued Oct. 25, 1985
-- Condition: Collector Issue Cancelled / original gum (unused)
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, the country was renamed Burkina Faso in 1984. - French is the official language of government.