Centre-Nord Region

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Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 13°15′N 1°0′W / 13.250°N 1.000°W / 13.250; -1.000Coordinates: 13°15′N 1°0′W / 13.250°N 1.000°W / 13.250; -1.000
Country  Burkina Faso
Capital Kaya
 • Total 7,656 sq mi (19,829 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,203,073
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Centre-Nord is one of thirteen administrative regions of Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in Africa. The population of Centre-Nord in 2006 was 1,203,073.[1] The region's capital is Kaya. Three provinces - Bam, Namentenga, and Sanmatenga, make up the region.

The Provinces of Centre-Nord Region
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Bam Province Kongoussi 277,092
Namentenga Province Boulsa 327,749
Sanmatenga Province Kaya 598,232


  1. ^ a b National 2006 census preliminary results [1]