Yagha Province

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Yagha
Province
Burkina Faso - Yagha.svg
Location in Burkina Faso
Country Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso
Region Sahel Region
Capital Sebba
Area
  Province6,457 km2 (2,493 sq mi)
Population
 (2019 census) [1]
  Province169,024
  Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
   Urban
11,303
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT 0)

Yagha is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Sahel Region.

Its capital is Sebba.

In February 2020, 24 civilians were killed and three were kidnapped near a Protestant church in Pansi, Yagha Province. [2]

Departments

Yagha is divided into 6 departments:

The Departments of Yagha
DepartmentCapital cityPopulation
(Census 2006) [3]
Boundoré Department Boundoré 22,807
Mansila Department Mansila 42,787
Sebba Department Sebba 32,374
Solhan Department Solhan 25,512
Tankougounadié Department Tankougounadié 16,486
Titabé Department Titabé 19,910

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