Latitude and longitude of Gaoua
- In Burkina Faso
Gaoua is a market town in southern Burkina Faso known for its superstitious values and customs. Population 30,931 (2012 est.) Located in the red earth, green hills, and fast flowing streams of southwestern Burkina Faso, Gaoua is the capital of Poni Province and forms a sort of capital for the sacred rites and bush lore of the Lobi peoples. According to local myth, Gaoua was founded when the Lobi migrated across from northern Ghana where they found the Gan people peoples occupying the territory.
Latitude: 10° 18' 60.00" N
Longitude: -3° 09' 60.00" W
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