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Est
Region
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Burkina Faso
CapitalFada N'gourma
Area
 • Total13,999 sq mi (36,256 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,209,399
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Est is one of Burkina Faso's 13 administrative regions. It was created on 2 July 2001. The population of Est was 1,209,399 in 2006.[1] The region's capital is Fada N'gourma. Five provinces make up the region - Gnagna, Gourma, Komondjari, Kompienga, and Tapoa.

The Provinces of Est
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Gnagna Province Bogandé 407,739
Gourma Province Fada N'gourma 304,169
Komondjari Province Gayéri 80,047
Kompienga Province Pama 75,662
Tapoa Province Diapaga 341,782
The main street in Fada N'gourma

References

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

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