|French West Africa|
|RegionDepartment||Boucle du Mouhoun|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
Ouarkoye is a town approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) west of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is the capital of Ouarkoye Department in Mouhoun Province. The town has a population of 3,916. Brig. General Yaoua Michel Tamini was from this village.
It is also rarely spelled Ouarkaye. Several other towns in Burkina Faso have similar names: Ouargaye, Ouarokuy and Ouarakuy.
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