Dédougou

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Dédougou
Dédougou is located in Burkina Faso
Dédougou
Dédougou
Location within Burkina Faso, French West Africa
Coordinates: 12°28′N 3°28′W / 12.467°N 3.467°W / 12.467; -3.467
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Boucle du Mouhoun Region
Province Mouhoun Province
Area
 • Total 6,659 km2 (2,571 sq mi)
Elevation 299 m (981 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 42,542
 • Density 6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Area code(s) +226 20
Website Official website

Dédougou is a city located in western Burkina Faso. It is the capital city of Mouhoun Province and Boucle du Mouhoun Region. The main ethnic groups are the Marka and the Bwa. The population of Dédougou was 37,793 in 2006; 18,778 were male and 19,015 were female.[1] It is the 9th largest city in Burkina Faso.[1]

Cotton packing in Dédougou

Coordinates: 12°28′N 3°28′W / 12.467°N 3.467°W / 12.467; -3.467

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