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Basic information about Northern
The Northern Region is located in North Ghana. It is the largest of ten regions coverings an area of 70,384 square kilometers or 31 percent of Ghana's area . Northern Region is divided into 26 districts. The Northern Region's capital is Tamale.
Cities, towns & villages in Northern
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GambagaGambaga is a small town in the Northern Region of Ghana. Its main economics are agriculture, quarrying and trade. Once a residence of Mamprusi-kings it still is the capital of East Mamprusi district, a district in the Northern Region of Ghana. It is home to one of Ghana's eight witch camps. Gambaga also has a prison and offers at least two guest-houses: The NORRIP-hostel and the Martha-Guest-house. It is a stepping stone for travels into the hinterlands, surrounded by semiarid lands that turn into grasslands and swamps in rain-season while being dusty in dry seasons. Show Gambagaon the map
WalewaleWalewale is a small town and the capital of West Mamprusi district in the Northern Region of Ghana. Walewale lies on the main road from Bolgatanga to Tamale, at the junction of the dirt road to the village of Nakpanduri. Walewale's mosque, built in 1961 on the site of an earlier mud-and-stick mosque, is notable for its Moorish tower. Show Walewaleon the map
NaleriguNalerigu is a small town in the East Mamprusi district, a district in the Northern Region of Ghana. It is the capital town of the Mamprusi people, the seat of the Paramount Chief the NaYiri. It is also the location of the Baptist Medical Centre and the Nalerigu Secondary School. The school is a second cycle institution. Show Naleriguon the map
KumbunguKumbungu is a town in the Tolon-Kumbungu District of the Northern Region of Ghana. As of 2010, fertility rate in Kumbungu stood at 3.6 (above the national average of 3.5) and had a total population of 39,341 with an almost equal ratio of females to males. Show Kumbunguon the map
SaveluguSavelugu is a town and is the capital of Savelugu-Nanton district, a district in the Northern Region of north Ghana. Savelugu has a 2012 settlement population of 38,074 people. Show Saveluguon the map
WuluguWulugu is a town in the Northern Region of Ghana. It is connected by road to the capital of the Northern Region, Tamale and the capital of the Upper East Region, Bolgatanga. Show Wuluguon the map
SalagaSalaga is a town and is the capital of East Gonja district, a district in the Northern Region of north Ghana. Salaga has a 2012 settlement population of 25,472 people. Show Salagaon the map
YendiYendi is a town and the capital of Yendi Municipal district, district in the Northern Region of north Ghana. Yendi has a 2012 settlement population of 52,008 people. Show Yendion the map
DaboyaDaboya is a village in the West Gonja district, a district in the Northern Region of north Ghana. Daboya is represented by the Damango-Daboya constituency. Show Daboyaon the map
BunkpuruguBunkpurugu is a small town and is the capital of Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo district, a district in the Northern Region of Ghana. Show Bunkpuruguon the map
NakpanduriNakpanduri is a village in Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo district, a district in the Northern Region of north Ghana. Show Nakpandurion the map
WoguVogu is a community in Kumbungu District in the Northern Region of Ghana. Show Woguon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Northern
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TamaleTamale (pronounced [ˈtamalɛ]), officially called Tamale Metropolitan Area, is the capital town of the Northern Region of Ghana. Tamale is Ghana's fourth-largest city. It has a 2013 projected population of 233,252 according to the 2010 census. and the fastest-growing city in West Africa. The town is located 600 km (370 mi) north of Accra.Most residents of Tamale are Muslims, as reflected by the multitude of mosques in Tamale, most notably the Central Mosque. The Sunnis and the Ahmadiyyans also have their own central mosques, north of the town centre along Bolgatanga Road.Show on map
YendiThe Yendi Municipal District is one of the twenty districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. Yendi is the capital of the ancient Dagbon Kingdom. Yendi in the seventeenth century was the centre of commerce for the whole of Gold Coast till colonial rule. Bowdich, T. E. on his Mission from Cape Coast to Ashanti 1819 notes\"177 7 days from Sallagah NE according to the Moors through the Inta town of Zongoo is Yahndi (Yendi) the capital of Dagombas. D. The capital is Yendi.Show on map
SabobaSaboba District is one of the twenty six (26) districts in the Northern Region of Ghana. Its capital is Saboba. The district was formed out of the then Dagomba District in 1988 in the pursuance of the Government's Decentralisation and Local Government reform Policy with Saboba as the district Administrative Capital. Christianity is the dominant religion in the district, with over 68.0 per cent of the population claiming Christianity as their faith. The next populous religion is Islam, 16.0 per cent and traditional religion 9.0 per cent. The rest of the population has no affiliation with any organized religion.Show on map
GushieguThe Gushegu District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. Gushegu district is carved out of the former Eastern Dagomba district, and is the third largest district in Northern region. The capital is Gushegu which is 105 kilometres north east of Tamale, the capital of the Northern Region.Show on map
Northern RegionThe Northern Region is located in North Ghana. It is the largest of ten regions coverings an area of 70,384 square kilometers or 31 percent of Ghana's area . Northern Region is divided into 26 districts. The Northern Region's capital is Tamale.Show on map
KpandaiThe Kpandai District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Kpandai. Kpandai district was created in 2008.Show on map
ChereponiThe Chereponi District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Chereponi. The district was created in 2008.Show on map
Saboba ChereponiSaboba Chereponi District (or simply Saboba) is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Saboba.Show on map
Bunkpurugu-YunyooThe Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Bunkpurugu.Show on map
Nanumba NorthThe Nanumba North District is one of the twenty districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. Its capital is Bimbilla.Show on map
Sawla-Tuna-KalbaThe Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Sawla.Show on map
Zabzugu/TataleThe Zabzugu-Tatale District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Zabzugu.Show on map
Nanumba SouthThe Nanumba South District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Wulensi. The district had a population of 93,464 at the 2010 Ghana Census.Show on map
East MamprusiThe East Mamprusi District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Gambaga.Show on map
Tolon/KumbunguThe Tolon-Kumbungu District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Tolon.Show on map
Central GonjaThe Central Gonja District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Buipe.Show on map
East GonjaThe East Gonja District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Salaga.Show on map
KaragaThe Karaga District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Karaga.Show on map
BoleThe Bole District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of north Ghana. The capital is Bole.Show on map
Savelugu/NantonThe Savelugu-Nanton District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of Ghana. Its capital is Savelugu. The district has 149 communities of which five are area councils aside Savelugu being the capital. The area councils are Nanton, Pong-Tamale, Diare, Moglaa and Tampion. The population of this district according to the 2000 population census was 91,415 having a growth rate of 3%. 109,442 was the projected population as at March 2006 with its breakdown being 49% male and 51% female with a land area of 1790.7 km2.Show on map
Different buildings in Northern
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Bui DamThe Bui Dam is a 400-megawatt (540,000 hp) hydroelectric project in Ghana. It is built on the Black Volta river at the Bui Gorge, at the southern end of Bui National Park. The project is a collaboration between the government of Ghana and Sino Hydro, a Chinese construction company. Construction on the main dam began in December 2009. Its first generator was commissioned on 3 May 2013, and the dam was inaugurated in December of the same year.Show on map
Yendi AirportYendi Airport (ICAO: DGLY) is an airport serving Yendi, a town in the Northern Region of Ghana.Show on map