Tuy Province

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Tuy
Province
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Provincial map of its departments
Provincial map of its departments
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Hauts-Bassins Region
Capital Houndé
Area
 • Total 5,639 km2 (2,177 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 224,159
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Tuy (or Tui) is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Hauts-Bassins Region. Its capital is Houndé.

Economy[edit]

Burkina Manganèse SARL currently holds a ten year renewable mining permit to extract manganese from the Kiéré mine where it expects to commence production during October. [1]

Departments[edit]

Tuy is divided into 6 departments:

The Departments of Tuy
Commune Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Bekuy Department Bekuy
Bereba Department Bereba
Founzan Department Founzan
Hounde Department Hounde
Koti Department Koti
Koumba Department Koumbia

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Coordinates: 11°25′N 3°25′W / 11.417°N 3.417°W / 11.417; -3.417