Garango (290m above sea level, coordinates: 0°33'12,49" longitude west, 11°48'06,49" latitude north) is situated in a very flat valley in the east-west direction. In the south it is bordered by Boulgou (420m high) and in the north by the Laterit hill..

Garango [a city since 1983 with an estimated population of 31,000 (2000), population growth 2,4%] is the principal place of the province Boulgou (capital Tenkodogo) with prefecture, a hospital with a doctor, school inspection, mail, agricultural cooperative, Mission (parish Sacre Coeur since 1933), mosque, domestic science school, centre for people with special needs, orphanage, centre for blind people, trade school, cattle market, slaughterhouse and veterinarian. The local radio FM Bougou broadcasts from Garango from the frequency 101,1 MHZ.
The city is divided into 7 Sectors.

Garango is the seat of the Naaba and the capital of the Bissa, who arrived in this area at the beginning of the 19th century. The Naaba of Garango is the king of the Bissa people and electoral prince in the Mossi’s empire. Garango was and still is the homeland of many national politicians like ministers of parliament, ambassadors and public servants.
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