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Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Burkina Faso
 • Total1,083 sq mi (2,805 km2)
 • Total1,523,980
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Centre is one of Burkina Faso's 13 administrative regions. The population of Centre was 1,523,980 in 2006. It is the most populous and urbanised region in Burkina Faso; 11.1% of Burkina's population lives in Centre.[1] The region's capital is Ouagadougou, which also serves as the national capital. Centre region consists of only one province, Kadiogo.

The Provinces of Centre
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Kadiogo Province Ouagadougou 1,523,980
An aerial view of Ouagadougou


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

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