Kompienga 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 Est Region
Capital Pama
Population (2006)
 • Total 75,662
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Kompienga is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Est Region.

The capital of Kompienga is Pama. The province also borders the country of Togo. The Kompienga Dam located in the province is the country's first hydro-electric dam and is responsible for much of Ouagadougou's electricity supply.[1]


The Departments of Kompienga
Department Capital city Population
(Census 2006)[2]
Kompienga Department Kompienga 29,609
Madjoari Department Madjoari 9,550
Pama Department Pama 36,503


  1. ^ Manson, K., Knight, J. (2006), Burkina Faso, p.196, Bradt Travel Guides, The Globe Pequot Press Inc., Retrieved on June 17, 2008
  2. ^ National 2006 census preliminary results

Coordinates: 11°25′N 0°55′E / 11.417°N 0.917°E / 11.417; 0.917