From World Afropedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Centre
Region
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Burkina Faso
CapitalOuagadougou
Area
 • Total1,083 sq mi (2,805 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • 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

References

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

bg:Централен регион (Буркина Фасо) de:Centre (Burkina Faso) es:Región Centro (Burkina Faso) eu:Erdialdeko eskualdea (Burkina Faso) fr:Centre (Burkina Faso) gl:Rexión Centro, Burquina Faso id:Region Centre it:Regione del Centro nl:Centre (Burkina Faso) no:Centre (Burkina Faso) pl:Region Centre pt:Região Centro (Burkina Faso) ro:Regiunea Centre, Burkina Faso ru:Центральная область (Буркина Фасо) fi:Centre (Burkina Faso) sv:Centre, Burkina Faso zh:中央大區 (布基納法索)