Burkina FasoEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Help Wanted)
 
(11 intermediate revisions by 5 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Template:Inuse}}  
+
{{Burkina Faso-sidebar}}
 +
<div style="float: right; width: 74%">
  
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="10" cellpadding="5" width="100%"
+
Burkina Faso, also Burkina, is a landlocked nation in West Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the south east, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Cote d’Ivoire to the southwest. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed to mean “the land of upright people” in More and Dioula, the major native languages of the country. Literally, “Burkina” may be translated, “men of integrity,” from the More language, and “Baso” means “father’s house” in Dioula. The inhabitants of Burkina Faso are known as Bukinabe. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burkina_Faso Read more…]
|-
+
| style="padding-right: 0pt; padding-left: 0pt; padding-bottom: 0pt; margin: 0pt; padding-top: 0pt" valign="top" | <div style="float: right; width: 77%">
+
(Add introductory text and/or an image here)
+
  
== Getting started with (Your Locality) research  ==
+
== Getting started with Burkina Faso research  ==
  
(Your text or images here.)  
+
(Add text and/or an image here)  
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
(Your text or images here)
+
(Your text or images here)  
  
== Research Tools  ==
+
== Featured Content  ==
 +
 
 +
(Your text or images here)
 +
 
 +
== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
  
 
*[http://www.africagenweb.org/burkinafaso/index.html Africa GenWeb Project]  
 
*[http://www.africagenweb.org/burkinafaso/index.html Africa GenWeb Project]  
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/33/ Burkino Faso Genealogy Queries]
 
*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/33/ Burkino Faso Genealogy Queries]
 +
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/burkina-faso-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Burkino Faso]
  
 
*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)  
 
*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)  
 
*(language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)
 
*(language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)
 
== Help Wanted  ==
 
 
<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial" /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial">In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:</span>
 
 
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="font-size: 100%; color: black; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; background-color: white" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0"
 
|- style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif"
 
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif" |
 
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif" |
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Edit_a_page Expand an article]or&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Shortpages short page]
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/How_to_author_an_article_in_the_Wiki Create a new article]
 
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/How_to_categorize_an_article Categorize articles]
 
 
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif" |
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_an_external_link Add external links to articles]
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Create_an_internal_link Add internal links to articles]
 
*Other...<div></div>
 
 
|}
 
 
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
(Your text or images here)
 
  
 
== Did you know?  ==
 
== Did you know?  ==
Line 64: Line 42:
 
*(Your Bullet)  
 
*(Your Bullet)  
 
*(Your Bullet)
 
*(Your Bullet)
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
(All text below this is included in a column on the left side of the screen.)
+
== Help Wanted  ==
</div><div style="float: left; width: 22%">
+
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="background: rgb(255,255,240)" border="0"
+
|-
+
| style="background: rgb(238,238,238); font-family: verdana" align="center" | '''News'''
+
|-
+
| style="background: rgb(249,243,253)" align="left" |
+
*Hot off the Press!
+
  
more...
+
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
  
|-
+
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="background-color: white; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 100%"
| style="background: rgb(238,238,238); font-family: verdana" align="center" | '''Topics'''
+
|
|-
+
*[[Help:Editing a Page|Expand an article]] or [[Special:Shortpages|short page]]
| style="background: rgb(249,243,253)" align="left" |  
+
*[[Help:How to create an article|Create a new article]]
*(Your Bullets here)
+
*[[Help:Categorization|Categorize articles]]
 +
|  
 +
*[[Help:Create an external link|Add external links to articles]]
 +
*[[Help:Create an internal link|Add internal links to articles]]
 +
*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Translation|Translate pages]]
 +
|}
  
|-
 
| style="background: rgb(238,238,238); font-family: verdana" align="center" | '''Events'''
 
|-
 
| style="background: rgb(249,243,253)" align="left" |
 
*Current Events
 
  
<br>
+
</div>
  
|}
+
__NOTOC__
</div>
+
|}
+
  
 
[[Category:Burkina_Faso]]
 
[[Category:Burkina_Faso]]

Latest revision as of 07:00, 30 November 2012

News and Events


Topics
Other Heading
  • (bullet)


Burkina Faso, also Burkina, is a landlocked nation in West Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the south east, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Cote d’Ivoire to the southwest. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed to mean “the land of upright people” in More and Dioula, the major native languages of the country. Literally, “Burkina” may be translated, “men of integrity,” from the More language, and “Baso” means “father’s house” in Dioula. The inhabitants of Burkina Faso are known as Bukinabe. Read more…

Getting started with Burkina Faso research

(Add text and/or an image here)

Jurisdictions

(Your text or images here)

Featured Content

(Your text or images here)

 Research Tools

  • (helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
  • (language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)

Did you know?

(Your text or images here, or use the table below:)

  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:



 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 30 November 2012, at 07:00.
  • This page has been accessed 3,872 times.