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

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.643 and 0.036 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 38' 35" and E 0° 2' 9"
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: 09:26 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Ouagadougou
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:40 am and 6:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.753 and -179.887 (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: 2024-07-20 08:14:22

Discover Markoye

Markoye in Province de l’Oudalan (Sahel Region) is a town in Burkina Faso about 189 mi (or 305 km) north-east of Ouagadougou, the country's capital city.

Current time in Markoye is now 09:26 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Ouagadougou with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports near Markoye. The closest airport in Burkina Faso is Tambao Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Tomb of Askia in Mali at a distance of 114 mi (or 183 km).

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 36%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed High wind, near gale with 23 km/h (14 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Very heavy rain

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

31°C (88 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Monday, 22nd of July 2024

32°C (89 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2024

33°C (91 °F)
31°C (89 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Nanguey Handey - Teaser

Published: September 28, 2013
Length: 46:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Didier Bergounhoux

En suivant Ahmadou dans son projet de création d'un centre informatique, Nanguey Hanguey (Le soleil de nos jours) invite, du village de Markoye à la métropole de Ouagadougou, à une réflexion,...

ploughing the desert - 2 (fighting desertification in Sahel)

Published: May 20, 2007
Length: 52:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: lauraKonsi

Konsi, Oudalan region, Burkina Faso, Africa, Sahel region. Fighting desertification by ploughing and sowing local acacia species. January 2007, see more at

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Markoye Department

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

Located at 14.6392, 0.0372222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Departments of Burkina Faso, Oudalan Province


Markoye is a town in northern Burkina Faso, in the province of Oudalan.

Located at 14.6433, 0.0361111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Burkina Faso

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Markoye, Markoy