Ziro Province

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For the town in India, see Ziro.

Ziro
Province
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Provincial map of its departments
Provincial map of its departments
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Centre-Ouest Region
Capital Sapouy
Area
 • Total 5,139 km2 (1,984 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 207,079
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Ziro is a province of Burkina Faso, located in its Centre-Ouest Region. Its has an area of 5,139 square kilometres (1,984 sq mi). The provincial capital is the town of Sapouy.

Education[edit]

In 2011 the province had 153 primary schools and 10 secondary schools.[1]

Healthcare[edit]

In 2011 the province had 17 health and social promotion centers (Centres de santé et de promotion sociale), 2 doctors and 47 nurses.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population growth[3][4]
1985 1996 2006 2011
Ziro 88,514 119,219 172,559[5] 207,079 (est.)

Administrative divisions[edit]

Prior to 2004 Ziro was divided into three departments: Bougnounou, Cassou and Sapouy.[6] After the 2004 reorgaization Ziro was divided into six departments,[7] listed with their administrative seat, and population as of 2006 census.[8]

Department Capital Population
(Census 2006)[9]
Bougnounou Department Bougnounou 21,202
Cassou Department Cassou 40,038
Sapouy Department Sapouy 55,968
Gao Department Gao 19,884
Dalo Department Dalo 10,746
Bakata Department Bakata 28,077


See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "La région du Centre-Ouest en chiffres". Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2011. p. 6. 
  2. ^ "La région du Centre-Ouest en chiffres". Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2011. p. 6. 
  3. ^ "La région du Centre-Ouest en chiffres". Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2007. p. 6. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "La région du Centre-Ouest en chiffres". Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2011. p. 6. 
  5. ^ The 2007 INSD report said 156,286 for 2006; however the 2011 INSD report revised that figure to 172,559.
  6. ^ "Manuel du Controleur: Enquête Burkinabé sur les Conditions de Vie des Ménages". Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2003. p. 18. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. 
  7. ^ "Province: Ziro". Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. 
  8. ^ Kabore, Mahamoudou and Ouedraogo, Flore Gabrielle (2009). "Recensement General de la Population et de l’Habitation de 2006 (RGPH-2006): Monographie de la Region du Centre Ouest". Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). p. 26. Archived from the original on 13 November 2010. 
  9. ^ National 2006 census preliminary results


Coordinates: 11°35′N 1°55′W / 11.583°N 1.917°W / 11.583; -1.917