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Status: commune urbaine
Region: Cascades
Province: Comoé
Residents: 51,345
Population density:
Structure: 9 sectors
Mayor: Draman Soulama
Niangoloko (Burkina Faso)

Niangoloko is a small town of 51,345 inhabitants and the capital of the department of the same name in the province of Comoé in Burkina Faso . It is located near the border with Ivory Coast on the road to Banfora . There are some nature reserves south of Niangoloko: the Forêt Classée de Niangoloko and the Forêt Classée et Réserve Partielle de Faune de la Comoé Léraba .

Niangoloko was sung about by the Ivorian musician Daouda in the piece Salsa de Niangoloko .

See also


  • Mamadou Goita: Communalization et gestion de territoire: une incursion dans la commune de Niangoloko au Burkina Faso . In: Marc Totté, Tarik Dahou, René Billaz (eds.): La Décentralization en Afrique de l'Ouest. Entre politique et développement . Karthala, Paris 2003, ISBN 2845863985

Individual evidence

  1. Preliminary results of the 2006 census (PDF; 3.3 MB)

Coordinates: 10 ° 17 ′  N , 4 ° 55 ′  W