Houet Province

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Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Provincial map of its departments
Provincial map of its departments
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Hauts-Bassins
Capital Bobo-Dioulasso
Population (2006)
 • Total 902,662
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Houet is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Hauts-Bassins Region. The capital of Houet is Bobo-Dioulasso. In 2006 the province had a population of 902,662.[1]


Houet is divided into 12 departments and :

The Departments of Houet
Commune Capital Population
Census 2006)[1]
Dandé Department Dandé 21,310
Bama Department Bama 69,631
Faramana Department Faramana 16,734
Fo Department Fo 19,199
Karankasso-Sambla Department Karankasso-Sambla 25,598
Karankasso-Vigue Department Karankasso-Vigue 76,570
Koundougou Department Koundougou 17,041
Lena Department Lena 18,106
Padema Department Padema 50,957
Peni Department Peni 35,430
Satiri Department Satiri 37,369
Toussiana Department Toussiana 17,255
Bobo-Dioulasso (Rural) 61,919
Dafra (Arrondissement) 175,903
Do (Arrondissement) 153,790
Konsa (Arrondissement) 105,850

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Coordinates: 11°20′N 4°15′W / 11.333°N 4.250°W / 11.333; -4.250