Nadowli District

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Nadowli District
District
Districts of Upper West region
Districts of Upper West region
Nadowli District is located in Ghana
Nadowli District
Nadowli District
Nadowli District in Upper West region
Coordinates: 10°22′26″N 2°40′26″W / 10.37389°N 2.67389°W / 10.37389; -2.67389
Region Upper West Region
Capital Nadowli
Government
 • District executive Eric Dakura
Area
 • Total 2,594 km2 (1,002 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)
ISO 3166 code GH-UW-WW

The Nadowli District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper West Region of north Ghana. The capital is Nadowli.

Geography and climate[edit]

Geography[edit]

Nadowli District borders the Wa West District and the Wa Municipal District in the south. The Nadowli District has a low-lying topography generally undulating between 150 m and 300 m but in some parts reaching an average of 600 m.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is the most important economic sector of Nadowli District, accounting for about 85% of the labor force. The commercial and industrial sectors are less developed.

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 10°22′26″N 2°40′26″W / 10.37389°N 2.67389°W / 10.37389; -2.67389