Nord Region (Burkina Faso)

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This article is about a region in Burkina Faso. For other uses, see Nord.
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 13°15′N 2°15′W / 13.250°N 2.250°W / 13.250; -2.250Coordinates: 13°15′N 2°15′W / 13.250°N 2.250°W / 13.250; -2.250
Country  Burkina Faso
Capital Ouahigouya
 • Total 6,258 sq mi (16,207 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,182,770
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+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


  1. ^ National 2006 census preliminary results [1]