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Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 13°6′N1°40′W / 13.100°N 1.667°W / 13.100; -1.667 Coordinates: 13°6′N1°40′W / 13.100°N 1.667°W / 13.100; -1.667
CountryFlag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso
Region Centre-Nord Region
Province Bam Province
Department Guibare Department
Population (1996)
  Total 945
Time zone GMT 0 (UTC+0)

Tontenga is a village in the Guibare Department of Bam Province in northern Burkina Faso. It has a population of 945. [1]

Bam Province Province in Centre-Nord Region, Burkina Faso

Bam is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso. It is in Centre-Nord Region and the capital of Bam is Kongoussi. In 2006 it had a population of 277092. It is a rural province with 252,509 of its residents living in the countryside; only 24,583 live in urban areas. There are 132,086 men living in Bam Province and 145,006 women.

Burkina Faso country in Africa

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) and is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. The July 2018 population estimate by the United Nations was 19,751,651. Burkina Faso is a francophone country, with French as the official language of government and business. Roughly 40% of the population speaks the Mossi language. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta (1958–1984), the country was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by then-President Thomas Sankara. Its citizens are known as Burkinabé. Its capital is Ouagadougou.