Sanguié Province

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Sanguie
Province
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Provincial map of its departments
Provincial map of its departments
Coordinates: 12°19′N 2°28′E / 12.317°N 2.467°E / 12.317; 2.467
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Centre-Ouest Region
Capital Réo
Area
 • Total 5,178 km2 (1,999 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 297,230
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Sanguié is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Centre-Ouest Region. In 2006 the population was 297,230.[1] Its capital is Réo.

Lyele is a major first language in this province.

Education[edit]

In 2011 the province had 218 primary schools and 27 secondary schools.[2]

Healthcare[edit]

In 2011 the province had 34 health and social promotion centers (Centres de santé et de promotion sociale), 3 doctors and 66 nurses.[3]

Transportation[edit]

As of June 2014 Sitarail operates a passenger train three times a week along the route from Ouagadougou to Abidjan which passes through the province and stops at Zamo.[4]

Departments[edit]

Sanguie is divided into 10 departments:

Department Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Dassa Department Dassa 14,782
Didyr Department Didyr 41,604
Godyr Department Godyr 19,379
Khyon Department Khyon 18,124
Kordie Department Kordie 20,400
Pouni Department Pouni 38,666
Réo Department Réo 59, 799
Tenado Department Tenado 46,203
Zamo Department Zamo 16,242
Zawara Department Zawara 21,869

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National 2006 census preliminary results
  2. ^ "La région du Centre-Ouest en chiffres" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2011. p. 6. 
  3. ^ "La région du Centre-Ouest en chiffres" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2011. p. 6. 
  4. ^ European Rail Timetable, Summer 2014 Edition, (journey time is 43 to 48 hours)

Coordinates: 12°19′N 2°28′W / 12.317°N 2.467°W / 12.317; -2.467