Boulsa

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Boulsa
Provincial Capital
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Boulsa is located in Burkina Faso
Boulsa
Boulsa
Location within Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 12°40′N 0°35′W / 12.667°N 0.583°W / 12.667; -0.583
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Centre-Nord
Province Namentenga
Elevation 305 m (1,001 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 20,875
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Location of Boulsa in Burkina Faso

Boulsa is the capital of Namentenga Province in Burkina Faso. It is predominantly Mossi with small populations of Fula and Gulmanche peoples. It is host to a regional office for Plan International.

Religion[edit]

The main religions are Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism (Assemblies of God). Animism is pervasive.

Education[edit]

Le Lycée Provincial de Boulsa is the main high school catering to approximately 1300 students (2008). The Collège d'Ensignment Technique Professionnelle de Boulsa, Collège Gues-Wende and a Catholic CEG also provide 6ème through 3ème. There are also several primary schools.

Market[edit]

Market day occurs every three days regardless of the day of the week.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 12°40′N 0°35′W / 12.667°N 0.583°W / 12.667; -0.583