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Commune, Burkina Faso 2006 [Level 3; inconsistent boundaries, harmonized by name]

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COMMBF identifies the household's commune within Burkina Faso in 2006. Communes are the third level administrative units of the country, after province.

The full set of geography variables for Burkina Faso can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level refer to GEOLEV1 and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

Where officially-defined communes have populations less than 20,000, they have been regionalized (combined) with neighboring communes.


  • All households


  • Burkina Faso: 2006