Kourwéogo 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 Plateau-Central Region
Capital Boussé
 • Total 613 sq mi (1,588 km2)
Population (2011)
 • Total 154,611
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Kourwéogo is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Plateau-Central Region. In 2011 the population was estimated to be 154,611.[1]

Its capital is Boussé.


Kourweogo is divided into 5 departments:

The Departments of Kourwéogo
Department Capital city Population
(Census 2006)[2]
Boussé Department Boussé 41,455
Laye Department Laye 12,264
Niou Department Niou 26,901
Sourgoubila Department Sourgoubila 38,976
Toeghin Department Toeghin 16,421

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Coordinates: 12°35′N 1°48′W / 12.583°N 1.800°W / 12.583; -1.800