Boulsa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Boulsa
Provincial Capital
Skyline of Boulsa
Boulsa is located in Burkina Faso
Boulsa
Boulsa
Location within Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 12°40′N 0°35′W / 12.667°N 0.583°W / 12.667; -0.583
Country Burkina Faso
RegionCentre-Nord
ProvinceNamentenga
Elevation
305 m (1,001 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total20,875
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Boulsa is the capital of Namentenga Province in Burkina Faso. It is predominantly Mossi with small populations of Fula and Gulmanche peoples.

Education

Le Lycée Provincial de Boulsa is the main high school catering to approximately 1300 students (2008). The Collège d'Ensignment Technique Professionnelle de Boulsa, Collège Gues-Wende and a Catholic CEG also provide 6ème through 3ème. There are also several primary schools.

Economy

Market day occurs every three days regardless of the day of the week. It is host to a regional office for Plan International.

References

Coordinates: 12°40′N 0°35′W / 12.667°N 0.583°W / 12.667; -0.583