Districts of Northern region
|• District executive||Abdullah Red|
|• Total||1,790 km2 (690 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||GMT (UTC)|
|ISO 3166 code||GH-NP-SN|
The Savelugu-Nanton District is one of the twenty (20) districts in the Northern Region of Ghana. Its capital is Savelugu. The district has 149 communities of which five are area councils aside Savelugu being the capital. The area councils are Nanton, Pong-Tamale, Diare, Moglaa and Tampion. The population of this district according to the 2000 population census was 91,415 having a growth rate of 3%. 109,442 was the projected population as at March 2006 with its breakdown being 49% male and 51% female with a land area of 1790.7 km2.
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