Bawku Municipal District

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Bawku Municipal District
Municipal
Districts of Upper East region
Districts of Upper East region
Bawku Municipal District is located in Ghana
Bawku Municipal District
Bawku Municipal District
Bawku Municipal in Upper East region
Coordinates: 11°3′N 0°14′W / 11.050°N 0.233°W / 11.050; -0.233
Region Upper East Region
Capital Bawku
Government
 • District Executive Musah Abdullai
Area
 • Total 1,275 km2 (492 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
ISO 3166 code GH-UE-BA

The Bawku Municipal District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Bawku.

Demographics[edit]

The Kusasis (Kusaal) are the indigenous inhabitant population of the Bawku area. There are however large immigrant populations from other locations in northern and southern Ghana as well as from Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Togo, Niger and Nigeria.

Economy[edit]

The district is characterized by agriculture, with tomatoes, soya beans and onions being amongst the main crops.

Administrative divisions[edit]

It is made of the following constituencies:

The district contains the following towns and villages. Of note are:

  • Bawku
  • Pusiga
  • Garu
  • Denugu/Danvorga
  • Kongo
  • Zorsi
  • Tempane
  • Wuriyanga
  • Narango
  • Mognori (Gumbo)
  • Widana
  • Yabrago
  • Missiga
  • Bugri-Bulpielse
  • Manga
  • Basyonde
  • Binduri Natinga
  • Kulugungu
  • Gozesi
  • Bugri.

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Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 11°3′N 0°14′W / 11.050°N 0.233°W / 11.050; -0.233