in Province de la Kossi of Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.729 and -3.863 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 43' 45" and W -3° 51' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:51 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Ouagadougou
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:48 am and 6:37 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.510 and 177.011 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Burkina Faso in Western Africa

Safety Score: 4,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Burkina Faso.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Burkina Faso. Last Update: 2024-05-29 08:01:30

Discover Nouna

Nouna in Province de la Kossi (Boucle du Mouhoun) with it's 29,048 citizens is a town in Burkina Faso about 159 mi (or 256 km) west of Ouagadougou, the country's capital city.

Current time in Nouna is now 11:51 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Ouagadougou with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports near Nouna. The closest airport in Burkina Faso is Nouna Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Old Towns of Djenné in Mali at a distance of 86 mi (or 138 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Barani, Dedougou, Salanso, Tougan and Tominian. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 40°C / 105 °F

Morning Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Evening Temperature 40°C / 105 °F
Night Temperature 34°C / 92 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 25%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 81% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

41°C (105 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Friday, 31st of May 2024

37°C (99 °F)
34°C (94 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Saturday, 1st of June 2024

40°C (103 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Lip dub Collège Charles Lwanga - Nouna, Burkina Faso

Published: September 10, 2014
Length: 58:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: La DCC - Délégation Catholique pour la Coopér

Ce Lip dub a été tourné avec les élèves du Collège Charles Lwanga de Nouna (Burkina-Faso). Réalisation et montage : Élèves de 5ème B - Maïlys F. (Volontaire DCC 2013-2014) Crédits...

L'acqua potabile ri-torna a Baré (Nouna - Burkina Faso)

Published: November 03, 2013
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Progetto Badenya

A Baré, il Progetto Badenyà" ha riabilitato un pozzo a pompa. Quando un pozzo a pompa ha una rottura, questo viene normalmente riparato utilizzando un « fondo di garanzia » predisposto...

The joy of Thia: the drinking water arrived (Thia - Nouna - Burkina Faso)

Published: November 17, 2013
Length: 53:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Progetto Badenya

¡No sólo agua!

Published: December 01, 2012
Length: 29:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Progetto Badenya

"¡No sólo agua!" además de ser un proyecto de Badenyà, es el nombre de un documental realizado por Elisa Cantelli. El documental narra la situación de salud e higiene en los pueblos de...

Non solo acqua! (trailer del documentario)

Published: November 11, 2012
Length: 52:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Progetto Badenya

Trailer del documentario "Non solo acqua!" che, oltre ad essere un progetto di Badenyà, è il nome di un documentario realizzato da Elisa Cantelli. Il documentario racconta della situazione...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kossi Province

The Province de la Kossi lies in the western part of Burkina Faso and stretches to the border with Mali. It is in the Boucle du Mouhoun Region. The capital of Kossi is the town of Nouna, which has a mayor and high commissioner. The next largest town in Kossi is Djibasso, the last major town on the road from Nouna that heads west into Mali. Kossi is among the less developed provinces of Burkina Faso.

Located at 12.7333, -3.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provinces of Burkina Faso, Kossi Province


Nouna is a town of about 20,000 inhabitants located in the Province of Kossi in Burkina Faso. It is the capital of the Province. Nouna is a fairly developed town that boasts electricity, running water, land-line telephones, and cellular phones. It also has a high school, bank, post office, mayor's office, and several hotels.

Located at 12.7333, -3.86667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Boucle du Mouhoun Region

Nouna Airport

Nouna Airport is an airport serving Nouna in Burkina Faso.

Located at 12.75, -3.867 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Burkina Faso

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Nouna.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Nouna, XNU