Passoré Province

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

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
 • Province3,866 km2 (1,493 sq mi)
Population
 (2019 census)[1]
 • Province457,781
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Urban
38,679
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

EducationEdit

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

HealthcareEdit

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

DepartmentsEdit

Passoré is divided into 9 departments:

Department Capital Population
(Census 2006)[4]
Arbollé Department Arbollé 21,202
Bagaré Department Bagaré 40,038
Bokin Department Bokin 55,968
Gomponsom Department Gomponsom 19,884
Kirsi Department Kirsi 10,746
Lâ-Todin Department Lâ-Todin 28,077
Pilimpikou Department Pilimpikou 19,884
Samba Department Samba 10,746
Yako Department Yako 28,077

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of provinces in Nord Region
  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]
  4. ^ "National 2006 census preliminary results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-07-21. Retrieved 2014-10-28.

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