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Hauts-Bassins
Region
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Burkina Faso
CapitalBobo Dioulasso
Area
 • Total9,785 sq mi (25,344 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,410,284
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Hauts-Bassins is one of Burkina Faso's thirteen administrative regions. It was created on 2 July 2001. The population of Hauts-Bassins was 1,410,284 in 2006.[1] The region's capital is Bobo Dioulasso. Three provinces make up the region - Houet, Kénédougou, and Tuy.

The Provinces of Hauts-Bassins
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Houet Province Bobo Dioulasso 902,662
Kénédougou Province Orodara 283,463
Tuy Province Houndé 224,159

References

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

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