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Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Burkina Faso
 • Total7,107 sq mi (18,406 km2)
 • Total524,956
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Cascades is one of Burkina Faso's 13 administrative regions. It was created on 2 July 2001. The population of Cascades was 524,956 in 2006. It is the least populous region in Burkina Faso and contains 3.8% of all Burkinabé.[1] The region's capital is Banfora. Two provinces, Comoé and Léraba, make up the region.

The Provinces of Cascades
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Comoé Province Banfora 400,534
Léraba Province Sindou 124,422
A market in Banfora


  1. 1.0 1.1 National 2006 census preliminary results [1]

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