Kouritenga Province

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Kouritenga
Province
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Provincial map of its departments
Provincial map of its departments
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Centre-Est Region
Capital Koupéla
Population (2006)
 • Total 330,342
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Kouritenga, sometimes spelt Kourittenga,[1] is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Centre-Est Region. In 2006 the province had a population of 330,342.[2] Its capital is Koupéla.

Departments[edit]

Kouritenga is divided into 9 departments:

The Departments of Kouritenga
Department Capital Population
(Census 2006)[2]
Andemtenga Department Andemtenga 51,044
Baskouré Department Baskouré 12,792
Dialgaye Department Dialgaye 37,778
Gounghin Department Gounghin 35,172
Kando Department Kando 28,380
Koupéla Department Koupéla 57,632
Pouytenga Department Pouytenga 72,217
Tensobtenga Department Tensobtenga 20,719
Yargo Department Yargo 14,608

Demographics[edit]

Year Population
1985 198,486[3]
2006 330,342[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Récapitulatif de la repartition du nombre de sièges des communes rurales". www.inforoute-communale.gov.bf. Retrieved 2017-03-12. 
  2. ^ a b c National 2006 census preliminary results
  3. ^ "RECENSEMENT GENERAL DE LA POPULATION - 1985 • Structure par âge et sexe des villages du Burkina Faso DEUXIEME EDITION" (PDF). MINISTERE DU PLAN ET DE LA COOPERATION; INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA STATISTIQUE ET DE LA DEMOGRAPHIE; DIRECTION DE LA DEMOGRAPHIE. 1985. 

Coordinates: 12°11′N 0°26′W / 12.183°N 0.433°W / 12.183; -0.433