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Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Burkina Faso
 • Total7,656 sq mi (19,829 km2)
 • Total1,203,073
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Centre-Nord is one of thirteen administrative regions of Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in Africa. The population of Centre-Nord in 2006 was 1,203,073.[1] The region's capital is Kaya. Three provinces - Bam, Namentenga, and Sanmatenga, make up the region.

The Provinces of Centre-Nord Region
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Bam Province Kongoussi 277,092
Namentenga Province Boulsa 327,749
Sanmatenga Province Kaya 598,232


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

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