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The Black Volta Region of Burkina Faso is in the southwest of the country.


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Ancient ferrous metallurgy sitesEdit

Five sites with ancient iron mines and furnaces around Burkina Faso have been listed as a world heritage site. Two of them are in the Black Volta Region (the other three are in North Burkina Faso):

  • 1 Békuy Site (northeast of Satiri along the N10 highway).
  • 2 Douroula site (northeast of Dédougou).




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