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Ouahigouya
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Country  Burkina Faso
Province Nord Region
Province Yatenga Province
Founded 1757
Elevation
315 m (1,033 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total 86,569
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)

Ouahigouya is a city in Burkina Faso. It is the fifth largest city in Burkina Faso. A census taken in 2006 stated that 70,957 people lived in the city; 35,017 were male and 35,940 were female.

In July 2010, the US Government warned Americans that there was a real danger that they might be kidnapped by terrorists in the city.

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