Hauts-Bassins Region

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Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 11°15′N 4°30′W / 11.250°N 4.500°W / 11.250; -4.500Coordinates: 11°15′N 4°30′W / 11.250°N 4.500°W / 11.250; -4.500
Country  Burkina Faso
Capital Bobo Dioulasso
 • Total 9,785 sq mi (25,344 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,410,284
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Hauts-Bassins is one of Burkina Faso's thirteen administrative regions. It was created on 2 July 2001. The population of Hauts-Bassins was 1,410,284 in 2006.[1] The region's capital is Bobo Dioulasso. Three provinces make up the region - Houet, Kénédougou, and Tuy.

The Provinces of Hauts-Bassins
Province Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Houet Province Bobo Dioulasso 902,662
Kénédougou Province Orodara 283,463
Tuy Province Houndé 224,159


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