Centre-Est Region

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Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 11°30′N 0°15′W / 11.500°N 0.250°W / 11.500; -0.250Coordinates: 11°30′N 0°15′W / 11.500°N 0.250°W / 11.500; -0.250
Country  Burkina Faso
Capital Tenkodogo
 • Total 4,560 sq mi (11,811 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,132,023
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Centre-Est is one of Burkina Faso's 13 administrative regions. The population of Centre-Est was 1,132,023 in 2006.[1] The region's capital is Tenkodogo. Three provinces - Boulgou, Koulpélogo, and Kouritenga, make up the region. In 2005, this region was governed by Jacob Ouedraogo (link).

The Provinces of Centre-Est
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Boulgou Province Tenkodogo 542,286
Koulpélogo Province Ouargaye 259,395
Kouritenga Province Koupéla 330,342


  1. ^ a b National 2006 census preliminary results [1]