Northern Burkina Faso

Children in Burkina Faso

Travel to Northern Burkina Faso – Traditional Local Towns Aplenty

Northern Burkina Faso is bordered by Mali to the North and West, and Niger to the East. It is home to places of interest such as Dédougou; a small local town, Kaya; a centre for weaving and tanning and Ouahigouya; the most important town in Northern Burkina Faso. Features of Ouahigouya include Kaba Kango’s tomb, the Yatenga Naba’s compound and an artificial lake. The small craft industry here is mainly focused on leather and tanneries.

  • Meet the locals in small craft towns.
  • Explore centres of weaving and tanning.
  • See Kaba Kango’s tomb in Ouahigouya.


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