Districts of Northern region
|• District executive||Alhassan Fuseini|
|• Total||5,796 km2 (2,238 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||GMT|
|ISO 3166 code||GH-NP-GU|
The 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.
The major and only town is the capital Gushegu, and the major villages in the district are:
There are weaving and smock sewing centres at Karaga and Kpatinga. Being developed are the Daka Forest Reserve with a large monkey population and the Karaga Forest Resreve. The Greenwich Meridian passes through Namangbeni.