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Centre-Est
Region
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Burkina Faso
CapitalTenkodogo
Area
 • Total4,560 sq mi (11,811 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,132,023
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Centre-Est is one of Burkina Faso's 13 administrative regions. The population of Centre-Est was 1,132,023 in 2006.[1] The region's capital is Tenkodogo. Three provinces - Boulgou, Koulpélogo, and Kouritenga, make up the region. In 2005, this region was governed by Jacob Ouedraogo (link).

The Provinces of Centre-Est
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Boulgou Province Tenkodogo 542,286
Koulpélogo Province Ouargaye 259,395
Kouritenga Province Koupéla 330,342

References

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

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