Yendi

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Yendi
Town & District Capital
Yendi is located in Ghana
Yendi
Yendi
Location of Yendi in Northern region
Coordinates: 9°25′57″N 0°0′15″W / 9.43250°N 0.00417°W / 9.43250; -0.00417
Region Northern Region
District Yendi Municipal District
Population (2012)
 • Total 52,008[1]
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Yendi is a town and the capital of Yendi Municipal district, district in the Northern Region of north Ghana.[2] Yendi has a 2012 settlement population of 52,008 people.[1]

A typical Yendi household in 1957

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Yendi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 34
(93)
36
(97)
37
(98)
36
(96)
33
(91)
31
(88)
29
(84)
28
(83)
29
(84)
31
(88)
33
(92)
34
(94)
32.6
(90.7)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(67)
22
(72)
24
(75)
23
(74)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(69)
21
(70)
21
(69)
21
(69)
21.6
(70.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 3
(0.1)
5
(0.2)
25
(1.0)
76
(3.0)
102
(4.0)
152
(6.0)
178
(7.0)
203
(8.0)
203
(8.0)
76
(3.0)
3
(0.1)
3
(0.1)
1,029
(40.5)
Source: Myweather2.com[3]

Economy[edit]

Mining[edit]

In 2004, proposals surfaced to link iron ore mines in the vicinity of Yendi by rail.[4]

see Sheini Hills

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Gazetteer online". World-gazetteer.com. 
  2. ^ Northern » Yendi Municipal district
  3. ^ "Yendi Weather Averages". Myweather2. 2013.  Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  4. ^ OTAL - Ghana

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 09°25′56.77″N 00°00′15.33″W / 9.4324361°N 0.0042583°W / 9.4324361; -0.0042583