The postcard shows the train station in Bobo-Dioulasso, the second largest city in Burkina Faso with a population of about 540,000.
SITARAIL on top of the building is short for Société Internationale de Transport Africain par rail.
The coat of arms of Burkina Faso. A shield based on the national flag. Above the shield the name of the country is shown, while below it is the national motto, Unité, Progrès, Justice.