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Ouahigouya Destination Guide

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Ouahigouya in the region of Nord with it's 61,096 residents is located in Burkina Faso - some 103 mi (or 166 km) North-West of Ouagadougou, the country's capital.

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Current time in Ouahigouya is now 02:11 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Ouagadougou" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zougouma, Ziniaré, Youba, Yalka, Yako or Souli. While being here, make sure to check out Zimba, Yabonsongo, Toessin, Saya, Ouahigouya and Bissigay as well. We discovered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

37°C / 99 °F Overcast clouds
Morning Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Evening Temperature 39°C / 102 °F
Night Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 29%
Air Pressure 1010.9 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 26th of April 2019
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 41°C (106 °F)
Night: 37°C (99 °F)
Saturday, 27th of April 2019
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 42°C (108 °F)
Night: 36°C (97 °F)
Sunday, 28th of April 2019
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 40°C (104 °F)
Night: 38°C (100 °F)


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Interesting facts about this location


Ouahigouya is the most important town in northern Burkina Faso. It is the capital of the Yatenga Province and one of its subdivisions the Ouahigouya Department. It is also the biggest town in the Nord Region. It is the third largest city in the country with a population of 122,677. It is situated 182 kilometres north-west of Ouagadougou. The city itself has a stadium.

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Located at 13.58, -2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places established in 1757, Populated places in the Nord Region (Burkina Faso), Yatenga Province

Yatenga Province

Yatenga is a modern province in the Nord Region of Burkina Faso, located in its Nord Region. In modern Yatenga, the most prominent city is Ouahigouya (also known as Waiguya). This city served as the capital of the old Mossi kingdom, but its influence has decreased in the century or two since colonization. The city is famed today for being home to the Naba's (traditional king) compound and the tomb of Naba Kango. The Yatenga region is renowned for its unique style of Mossi masks.

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Located at 13.58, -2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Provinces of Burkina Faso, Yatenga Province

Ouahigouya Airport

Ouahigouya Airport is an airport serving Ouahigouya in Burkina Faso.

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Located at 13.58, -2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Burkina Faso


Nagbingou is a town in the Manni Department of Gnagna Province in eastern Burkina Faso. The town has a population of 2,080.

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Located at 13.58, -2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Gnagna Province, Populated places in the Est Region (Burkina Faso)

Tangaye Department

Tangaye is a department or commune of Yatenga Province in northern Burkina Faso. Its capital lies at the town of Tangaye.

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Located at 13.58, -2.42 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Departments of Burkina Faso, Yatenga Province

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