Est Region (Burkina Faso)

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Est
Region
FadaNGourma Secteur9.jpg
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 12°0′N 1°0′W / 12.000°N 1.000°W / 12.000; -1.000Coordinates: 12°0′N 1°0′W / 12.000°N 1.000°W / 12.000; -1.000
Country Burkina Faso
CapitalFada N'gourma
Area
 • Total13,999 sq mi (36,256 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,209,399
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Est is a region in Burkina Faso. The capital city is Fada N'gourma. It was created on 2 July 2001.

Five provinces make up the region—Gnagna, Gourma, Komondjari, Kompienga, and Tapoa.