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Kompienga is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Est Region.

Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: Coordinates: 11°25′N 0°55′E / 11.417°N 0.917°E / 11.417; 0.917
Country Burkina Faso
RegionEst Region
 • Total75,662
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

The capital of Kompienga is Pama. The province also borders the country of Togo. The Kompienga Dam located in the province is the country's first hydro-electric dam and is responsible for much of Ouagadougou's electricity supply.[1]


The Departments of Kompienga
Department Capital city Population
(Census 2006)[2]
Kompienga Department Kompienga 29,609
Madjoari Department Madjoari 9,550
Pama Department Pama 36,503

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Manson, K.; Knight (2006). "IV: The East". Burkina Faso. Bradt Travel Guides, The Globe Pequot Press Inc. p. 196. ISBN 1841621544. Retrieved June 17, 2008.
  2. ^ National 2006 census preliminary results