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Bobo-Dioulasso

a city in W Burkina-Faso. Pop.: 396 000 (2005 est.)
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bobo-Dioulasso

 

a city in Upper Volta. Population, 68,000 (1967). There is a railroad station, a highway junction, and an international airport. Bobo-Dioulasso is the economic center of the country. There is production of vegetable oils, soap, and beer; cotton ginning; rice milling; and sisal processing. Other industry includes match and cigarette factories, a sawmill, and cottage production of rugs. Large deposits of quartzite clays are located nearby.

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Author affiliations: Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (S.
Boudon, "Le paludisme urbain a Bobo Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) Etude de la morbidite palustre," Cahiers ORSTOM Serie Entomologie Medicale et Parasitologie, vol.
Among the seven women from Bobo Dioulasso who had been part of the previous Engagement Feminin workshop, Binta was the only one who was able to make it to Ouagagoudou again in 2012--all the others had lacked the necessary financial means.
In Burkina Faso, the Semaine Nationale de la Culture (SNC, National Cultural Week) takes place every two years in Bobo Dioulasso, the second most important city in the country.
Race organiser Hubert Auriol said he was shocked by the accident, which happened near the end of the eighth stage at Bobo Dioulasso, in Burkina Faso.
Air Ivoire also serves the Abidjan-Ouagadougou route and Air Burkina has a regional service linking Mali and Togo with Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso.
La communaute internationale, qui realise, avec regret, que le Burkina Faso pourrait s'enflammer, les troubles ont atteint Bobo Dioulasso, deuxieme ville du pays bien apres l'annulation par la Presidence du vote du projet de revision constitutionnelle, prevu jeudi et l'annonce de sa disponibilite a ouvrir des pourparlers [beaucoup plus grand que] pour une periode de transition a l'issue de laquelle il transmettra le pouvoir au President democratiquement elu, estime qu'il revient aux Burkinabes de decider de leur avenir.
tuberculosis complex clinical isolates in 2001 from 79 tuberculosis patients living in Ouagadougou and 41 living in Bobo Dioulasso, the 2 largest cities in the country (2).
Summary: Dakar - A detachment of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) participated, on Sunday in Bobo Dioulasso (400 km south of Ouagadougou), in a parade marking the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of Burkina Faso.
Le Burkina Faso organise tous les deux ans a Bobo Dioulasso, la Semaine Nationale de la Culture dont les objectifs essentiels demeurent la valorisation de la culture et la promotion des artistes burkinabe.