Sahel Region

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Sahel
Region
De Yalgo a Dori Marco Schmidt 0922.jpg
Location in Burkina Faso
Location in Burkina Faso
Coordinates: 14°15′N 00°45′W / 14.250°N 0.750°W / 14.250; -0.750Coordinates: 14°15′N 00°45′W / 14.250°N 0.750°W / 14.250; -0.750
Country Burkina Faso
CapitalDori
Area
 • Total35,360 km2 (13,650 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total968,442
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT 0)

Sahel is a region in Burkina Faso. The capital city is Dori.

It was created on 2 July 2001. There are four provincesOudalan, Séno, Soum, and Yagha.