Gorom-Gorom
in Province de l’Oudalan of Sahel Region, Burkina Faso

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.443 and -0.235 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 26' 34" and W -0° 14' 4"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:42 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Ouagadougou
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:32 am and 6:22 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-16.133 and 180.000 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Vunikondi
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Discover Gorom-Gorom

Gorom-Gorom in Province de l’Oudalan (Sahel Region) with it's 6,691 citizens is a city in Burkina Faso about 168 mi (or 270 km) north-east of Ouagadougou, the country's capital city.

Local time in Gorom-Gorom is now 12:42 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Ouagadougou with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Gorom-Gorom. The closest airport in Burkina Faso is Gorom-Gorom Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Oursi, Dori, Deou, Tin-Akoff and Tera. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 41°C / 106 °F

Morning Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Evening Temperature 43°C / 110 °F
Night Temperature 38°C / 101 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 18%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 7% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 19th of May 2024

41°C (105 °F)
39°C (102 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Monday, 20th of May 2024

40°C (104 °F)
39°C (102 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

41°C (106 °F)
36°C (97 °F)
Scattered clouds, fresh breeze.

Videos from this area

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Produzione artigianale di sapone e pasta dentifricia a Gorom Gorom

Published: July 06, 2012
Length: 31:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: videoagora95

Video del progetto realizzato in Burkina Faso da Cooperazione Odontoiatrica Internazionale con il sostegno della Regione Piemonte e dell'Associazione delle Fondazione delle Casse di Risparmio...


Pour que la sécheresse ne tue plus.mpg

Published: April 26, 2012
Length: 19:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sir4Paco

Old movie made by Belgian journalists. I don't own it or anything in this video but believe I do have have the "right" to publish it on youtube :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oA-MKPjsYYw&featu...


Driving through a river to reach Gorom Gorom, Burkina Faso

Published: July 23, 2007
Length: 05:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: adamwible

Adam Wible and Guillaume Benhamou driving a Toyota Hilux after the first rain of the wet season, Burkina Faso. The car flooded on a subsequent crossing.


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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.

Gorom-Gorom

Gorom-Gorom is a town in northern Burkina Faso. Its name means you sit down, (and) we'll sit down, reminding of its role as an important crossroads in the Sahel. It is the capital of Oudalan Province. Known for its market and many mosques, it attracts large numbers of Tuaregs, Bella, Fula and other traders every week. It is the capital of the Oudalan province. Gold is mined nearby in Essakane.

Located at 14.45, -0.233333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Sahel Region

Oudalan Province

Oudalan is one of the 45 provinces of Burkina Faso, located in its Sahel Region. Its capital is Gorom-Gorom. Oudalan is divided into 5 departments: Deou Gorom-Gorom Markoye Oursi Tin-Akof See also: Regions of Burkina Faso Provinces of Burkina Faso

Located at 14.45, -0.233333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provinces of Burkina Faso, Oudalan Province

Gorom-Gorom Department

Gorom-Gorom is a department or commune of Oudalan Province in northern Burkina Faso. Its capital lies at the town of Gorom-Gorom.

Located at 14.45, -0.233333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Burkina Faso, Oudalan Province

Gorom Gorom Airport

Gorom Gorom Airport is an airport serving Gorom Gorom in Burkina Faso.

Located at 14.45, -0.233 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Burkina Faso

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gorom-Gorom, XGG