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About Fada-Ngourma



Fada N'gourma, also written Fada-Ngourma, is a city in eastern Burkina Faso, lying 219 kilometres (136 mi) east of Ouagadougou, in the Gourmantché area. It is the capital of the Gourma province. It was founded by Diaba Lompo as Bingo. It is known for its blanket and rug manufacturing. It is also famed for its honey. The town is twinned with Épernay in France and Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA