Plateau-Central Region

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Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 12°25′N 1°0′W / 12.417°N 1.000°W / 12.417; -1.000Coordinates: 12°25′N 1°0′W / 12.417°N 1.000°W / 12.417; -1.000
Country  Burkina Faso
Capital Ziniaré
 • Total 8,545 km2 (3,299 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 696,372
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Plateau-Central is one of Burkina Faso's 13 administrative regions. It was created on 2 July 2001 and had an estimated population of 693,137 in 2006. The region's capital is Ziniaré. Three provinces make up the region - Ganzourgou, Kourwéogo, and Oubritenga.

The Provinces of Plateau-Central
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Ganzourgou Province Zorgho 319,830
Kourwéogo Province Boussé 136,017
Oubritenga Province Ziniaré 237,290