Regions of Burkina Faso

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

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

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