Poni Province

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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
RegionSud-Ouest Region
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Poni is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Sud-Ouest Region.

Its capital is Gaoua.


Poni is divided into 9 departments:

Places of interest[edit]

The Ruins of Loropéni

Poni Province is home to Burkina Faso's first UNESCO World Heritage site, the Ruins of Loropéni, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2009.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ruins of Loropéni". UNESCO World Heritage List. Retrieved 12 June 2015.

Coordinates: 10°15′N 3°25′W / 10.250°N 3.417°W / 10.250; -3.417