Boulsa

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Boulsa
Provincial Capital
Boulsa BurkinaFaso.JPG
Boulsa is located in Burkina Faso
Boulsa
Boulsa
Location within Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 12°40′N 0°35′W / 12.667°N 0.583°W / 12.667; -0.583
Country Burkina Faso
RegionCentre-Nord
ProvinceNamentenga
Elevation
305 m (1,001 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total20,875
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Boulsa is the capital of Namentenga Province in Burkina Faso. It is predominantly Mossi with small populations of Fula and Gulmanche peoples.

Education[edit]

Le Lycée Provincial de Boulsa is the main high school catering to approximately 1300 students (2008); the Collège d'Ensignment Technique Professionnelle de Boulsa, Collège Gues-Wende and a Catholic CEG also provide 6ème through 3ème. There are also several primary schools.

Economy[edit]

Market day occurs every three days regardless of the day of the week, it is host to a regional office for Plan International.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 12°40′N 0°35′W / 12.667°N 0.583°W / 12.667; -0.583