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Nord
Region
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Burkina Faso
CapitalOuahigouya
Area
 • Total6,258 sq mi (16,207 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,182,770
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Nord is one of Burkina Faso's 13 administrative regions. It was created on 2 July 2001. The population of Nord was 1,182,770 in 2006. The region's capital is Ouahigouya. Four provinces make up the region - Loroum, Passoré, Yatenga, and Zondoma.

The Provinces of Nord
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Loroum Province Titao 142,990
Passoré Province Yako 322,873
Yatenga Province Ouahigouya 547,952
Zondoma Province Gourcy 168,955
A road in Ouahigouya

References

  1. National 2006 census preliminary results [1]

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