Regions of Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso is divided into 13 administrative regions. Each region is ruled by a Governor.

Centre Region (Burkina Faso) Centre Region (Burkina Faso) Est Region (Burkina Faso) Nord Region (Burkina Faso) Sud-Ouest Region (Burkina Faso) Cascades Region Centre-Ouest Region Hauts-Bassins Region Boucle du Mouhoun Region Centre-Nord Region Sahel Region Centre-Est Region Centre-Sud Region Centre-Sud Region Plateau-Centre Region Plateau-Centre RegionA clickable map of Burkina Faso exhibiting its 13 administrative regions.
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Region Capital Population (2011) Area (km2) [1]
Boucle du Mouhoun Dédougou 1,631,321 34,333
Cascades Banfora 637,279 18,424
Centre Ouagadougou 2,136,581 2,869
Centre-Est Tenkodogo 1,302,449 14,710
Centre-Nord Kaya 1,375,380 19.677
Centre-Ouest Koudougou 1,348,784 21,752
Centre-Sud Manga 722,631 11,457
Est Fada N'gourma 1,416,229 46,694
Hauts-Bassins Bobo Dioulasso 1,469,604 25,343
Nord Ouahigouya 1,185,604 16,414
Plateau-Central Ziniaré 696,372 8,545
Sahel Dori 968,442 35,360
Sud-Ouest Gaoua 620,767 16,153

These regions are divided into 45 provinces and subdivided into 301 communes.

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