Burundi 135, 136, 138, 139
In 1965 Burundi issued a set of 7 stamps in recognition of the
International Cooperation Year. Four of these stamps had maps of
various parts of the earth. In order, from smallest value to largest:
4 Francs, map of Africa and emblem of the UN Development agency; 8 F,
map of Asia and Colombo Plan emblem; 18 F, map of Americas and emblem
of the Alliance for Progress; 25 F, map of Europe and EUROPA emblem.
The silhouette maps show major rivers on the continents.
Two of the other stamps have an undifferentiated globe
and one has a map of outer space, with appropriate emblems.
This stamp, issued by Burundi in 1969
to mark the 5th anniversary of the Yaounde Agreement which created the
European and African-Malgache Economic Community. The African
countries that participated are shown in a darker shade. The emblem in
the upper right corner is for the Conference of European Postal and
Telecommunications Administration (CEPT). The letters, "CEE-EAMA" on
the left side of the stamp refer to the "CEE," (Communauté
économique européene) and the "EAMA," (Etats Africaines et
Malgache associés)--committees of European and African