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GEO_BF2010 (V101_BF2010)
Burkina Faso regions, 2010 [GIS]

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GEO_BF2010 (V101_BF2010) indicates the region of Burkina Faso where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 2010 Burkina Faso survey are equivalent to regions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is also an integrated variable, GEO_BF2003_2010, that provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_BF2010 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_BF2010 (V101_BF2010) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_BF2010, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Burkina Faso 2010: All women age 15-49.
  • Burkina Faso: 2010-M, 2010-H, 2010-W, 2010-C, 2010-B