Passoré Province

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Passoré
Province
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Provincial map of its departments
Provincial map of its departments
Country Burkina Faso
RegionNord Region
CapitalYako
Area
 • Total3,867 km2 (1,493 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total322,873[1]
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Passoré is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Nord Region. Its capital is Yako.

Education[edit]

In 2011 the province had 316 primary schools and 39 secondary schools.[2]

Healthcare[edit]

In 2011 the province had 42 health and social promotion centers (Centres de santé et de promotion sociale), 3 doctors and 73 nurses.[3]

Departments[edit]

Passore is divided into 9 departments:

Department Capital Population
(Census 2006)[1]
Arbolle Department Arbolle 21,202
Bagare Department Bagare 40,038
Bokin Department Bokin 55,968
Gomponsom Department Gomponsom 19,884
Kirsi Department Kirsi 10,746
La-Todin Department La-Todin 28,077
Pilimpikou Department Pilimpikou 19,884
Samba Department Samba 10,746
Yako Department Yako 28,077

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National 2006 census preliminary results
  2. ^ "La région du Nord en chiffres" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2011. p. 6.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "La région du Nord en chiffres" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD). 2011. p. 6.[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 12°57′N 2°16′W / 12.950°N 2.267°W / 12.950; -2.267