Séno Province

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Séno
Province
A Street in Dori, capital of Séno Province
A Street in Dori, capital of Séno Province
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Provincial map of its departments
Provincial map of its departments
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Sahel Region
Capital Dori
Area
 • Total 6,863 km2 (2,650 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 264,815
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Séno is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Sahel Region. The name of the province comes from the Fulfulde seeno, for "sandy plain."

Its capital is Dori.

Departments[edit]

Seno is divided into 6 departments:

The Departments of Séno
Department Capital city Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Bani Department Bani 59,452
Dori Department Dori 98,006
Falagountou Department Falagountou 26,047
Gorgadji Department Gorgadji 30,630
Sampelga Department Sampelga 19,258
Seytenga Department Seytenga 31,422

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Coordinates: 14°02′N 0°02′W / 14.033°N 0.033°W / 14.033; -0.033