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Gourma Province

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Gourma Province

Scenery south of Fada N'gourma on the road to Benin
Scenery south of Fada N'gourma on the road to Benin
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Provincial map of its departments
Provincial map of its departments
Country  Burkina Faso
Region Est Region
Capital Fada N'gourma
 • Total 4,292 sq mi (11,117 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 304,169
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Gourma is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso and is in Est Region. The capital of Gourma is Fada N'gourma. The population of Gourma was 304,169 in 2006.[1]


  • Departments 1
  • References 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


Gourma is divided into 6 departments:

The Departments of Gourma
Commune Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Diabo Department Diabo 43,357
Diapangou Department Diapangou 26,457
Fada N'gourma Department Fada N'gourma 123,594
Matiacoali Department Matiakoali 54,574
Tibga Department Tibga 29,100
Yamba Department Yamba 27,087


  1. ^ a b National 2006 census preliminary results

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