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The capital and largest city of Burkina Faso, in the central part of the country. It was founded in the late 11th century and is today a trade and distribution center.


(Placename) the capital of Burkina Faso, on the central plateau: terminus of the railway from Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire). Pop: 870 000 (2005 est)


(ˌwɑ gəˈdu gu)

the capital of Burkina Faso, in the central part. 442,223.
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The MD-83 went down early on Thursday shortly after take-off from Ougadougou, Burkina Faso, en route to Algiers, Algeria.
Early this month, at the Pan-African Film & TV Festival Ougadougou, Burkina Faso, the film Tey by Aujourd Hui was announced as winner of the Golden Stallion award while La Pirogue won the Bronze Stallion.
Cote spent one week in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso to officially launch the Strengthening Nurses, Nursing Networks and Associations Program (SNNNAP) with the program's newest partners, the Association Professionnelle des Infirmiers/eres du Burkina (APIIB).