Boucle du Mouhoun Region

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Boucle du Mouhoun
Region
Trucks loaded with cotton in Dédougou
Trucks loaded with cotton in Dédougou
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 12°30′N 3°30′W / 12.500°N 3.500°W / 12.500; -3.500Coordinates: 12°30′N 3°30′W / 12.500°N 3.500°W / 12.500; -3.500
Country Burkina Faso
CapitalDédougou
Area
 • Total34,333 km2 (13,256 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,434,847
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Boucle du Mouhoun is a region in Burkina Faso. The capital city is Dédougou.

It was created on 2 July 2001. Six provinces make up the Boucle du Mouhoun region — Balé, Banwa, Kossi, Mouhoun, Nayala, and Sourou. There are three major rivers, the Red Volta, Black Volta and White Volta.