Builsa District

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Builsa District
Districts of Upper East region
Districts of Upper East region
Builsa District is located in Ghana
Builsa District
Builsa District
Builsa District in Upper East region
Coordinates: 10°44′5″N 1°17′26″W / 10.73472°N 1.29056°W / 10.73472; -1.29056Coordinates: 10°44′5″N 1°17′26″W / 10.73472°N 1.29056°W / 10.73472; -1.29056
Region Upper East Region
Capital Sandema
 • District Executive Thomas Kofi Alonsi
 • Total 1,946 km2 (751 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)
ISO 3166 code GH-UE-BU

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


There are numerous schools in Builsa District, including senior secondary schools.


The economic structure of the Builsa District is dominated by an agrarian subsistence economy. Industry is scarce, and tourism has not yet developed.


The capital and largest town in the Builsa District is Sandema. The Builsa District encompasses the following villages:

  • Bachonsa
  • Chuchuliga
  • Doninga
  • Fumbisi
  • Gbedema
  • Gbedembilisi
  • Kadema
  • Kanjarga
  • Siniensi
  • Uwasa
  • Vaari
  • Wiaga
  • Wiesi


  • "Districts of Ghana". Statoids.
  • GhanaDistricts.com