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Map of Upper East district in Ghana

Basic information about Upper_East
The Upper East Region is located in north Ghana and is the second smallest of 10 administrative regions in Ghana, occupying a total land surface of 8,842 square kilometers or 2.7 per cent of the total land area of Ghana, precisely located in the Kingdom of Dagbon. The Upper East regional capital is Bolgatanga, sometimes referred to as Bolga. Other major towns in the region include Navrongo, Paga, Bawku and Zebilla.
Cities, towns & villages in Upper East
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ZuarunguZuarungu is a town in the Upper East Region of Ghana. This subsequently led to the movement of the seat of government into the town.The people of Zuarungu are mostly Frafra people with a small minority of workers and immigrants from nearby areas and other regions of Ghana. Zuarungu has seen little development. The Nkrumah government established a meat factory in Zuarungu, which was a core economic benefit for the people. The factory is now closed down due to mismanagement which has resulted to the inability to sustain the factory. Show Zuarunguon the map
NavrongoNavrongo is a town and the capital of Kassena-Nankana District in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. Navrongo is the capital of Kassena-Nankana District – which is within the Upper East Region of north Ghana. Navrongo has a 2012 settlement population of 27,306 people. The first ever Solar Plant with a capacity of 2 Megawatts in Ghana is located at Navrongo. Show Navrongoon the map
ZongoiriZongoiri Natinga is a community in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region of Ghana, to the northwest of a bend in the White Volta River. The chiefdom of Zongoiri lies below the Gambaga Escarpment, bordered to the south by the White Volta River and to the west by the Red Volta River. The Zongoiri Waterfall at Kianga on the White Volta is a local tourist attraction.Zongoiri is home to sacred groves and to a water source that is believed to heal or prevent guinea worm was the place of refuge of Wobogo, last independent Mogho Naba of Mossi and ruler of Ouagadougou, who fled to Zongoiri in 1898 and died here in 1904. Show Zongoirion the map
TongoTongo is a small town near the Upper East region capital of Bolgatanga, and Tongo is the capital of Talensi-Nabdam district, a district in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. Tongo is known for the, Tengzug shrine, and for its sowing and harvest festivals. Another visitor's sight in the town is the Tongo Whistling Rocks. Located 10 kilometers (6 mi.) from Bolgatanga, these granite rocks jut dramatically from the terrain. The rocks also make a strange whistling sound during November and December, when the harmattan wind blows from the Sahara throughout the Northern Region. Show Tongoon the map
BolgatangaBolgatanga, colloquially known as Bolga, is a town and the capital of the Bolgatanga Municipal District and Upper East Region of north Ghana. Bolgatanga has a 2012 settlement population of 66,685 people. Bolgatanga is 161 km (about 100 miles) to the north of Tamale. Bolgatanga lies in the Red Volta River Valley (which serves as a major migration route of elephants), with the White Volta River and the cliffs of the Gambaga Escarpment to the south of the town forming the southern boundary of the Upper East region. Show Bolgatangaon the map
PagaPaga is a small town in Upper East region, lying north of Bolgatanga. Paga is the capital of Kassena Nankana West District, a district in the Upper East region of north Ghana. The town is located on the border of Burkina Faso and is 166 km south of Ouagadougou via the N5 highway, the main road linking Ghana and Burkina Faso. Show Pagaon the map
BawkuBawku is a town and is the capital of the Bawku Municipal District, district in the Upper East region of north Ghana. Bawku has a 2012 settlement population of 69,527 people. Show Bawkuon the map
BinabaBinaba is a rural village in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region in north Ghana. The village is 15 km south of the district capital Zebilla. Show Binabaon the map
ZebillaZebilla is a small town and is the capital of Bawku West district, a district in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. Show Zebillaon the map
BongoBongo is a small town and is the capital of Bongo district, a district in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. Show Bongoon the map
SandemaSandema is the capital town of Builsa North District, a district in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Show Sandemaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Upper East
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BolgatangaThe Bolgatanga Municipal District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is the town Bolgatanga, which also serves as the capital of the Upper East Region.Show on map
Bawku WestThe Bawku West District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Zebilla. It corresponds more or less to the traditional kingdom of Kussaug.Show on map
Kassena NankanaThe Kassena-Nankana District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Navrongo.Show on map
Talensi-NabdamThe Talensi-Nabdam District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Tongo.Show on map
Garu-TempaneThe Garu-Tempane District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Garu.Show on map
BuilsaThe Builsa District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Sandema.Show on map
BongoBongo District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Bongo.Show on map
Different buildings in Upper East
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Navrongo AirportNavrongo Airport/Paga Airstrip (ICAO: DGLN) is an airstrip serving Paga and Navrongo, towns in Kassena-Nankana District of the Upper East Region of Ghana. Caution: OurAirports and Great Circle Mapper sources for DGLN have erroneous coordinate and elevation data.Show on map