Yendi

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Yendi
Town & District Capital
Yendi is located in Ghana
Yendi
Yendi
Location of Yendi in Northern region
Coordinates: 9°25′57″N 0°0′15″W / 9.43250°N 0.00417°W / 9.43250; -0.00417
RegionNorthern Region
DistrictYendi Municipal District
Population
 (2012)
 • Total52,008[1]
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT

Yendi is a town and the capital of Yendi Municipal district, district in the Northern Region of north Ghana.[2] Yendi has a 2012 settlement population of 52,008 people.[1]

A typical Yendi household in 1957

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Yendi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 34
(93)
36
(97)
37
(98)
36
(96)
33
(91)
31
(88)
29
(84)
28
(83)
29
(84)
31
(88)
33
(92)
34
(94)
37
(98)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(67)
22
(72)
24
(75)
23
(74)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(69)
21
(70)
21
(69)
21
(69)
19
(67)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.5
(0.1)
5.1
(0.2)
25
(1.0)
76
(3.0)
100
(4.0)
150
(6.0)
180
(7.0)
200
(8.0)
200
(8.0)
76
(3.0)
2.5
(0.1)
2.5
(0.1)
1,030
(40.5)
Source: Myweather2.com[3]

Economy[edit]

Mining[edit]

In 2004, proposals surfaced to link iron ore mines in the vicinity of Yendi by rail.[4]

see Sheini Hills

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Gazetteer online". World-gazetteer.com.
  2. ^ Northern » Yendi Municipal district Archived March 5, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Yendi Weather Averages". Myweather2. 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  4. ^ OTAL - Ghana Archived March 12, 2006, at the Wayback Machine

Coordinates: 09°25′56.77″N 00°00′15.33″W / 9.4324361°N 0.0042583°W / 9.4324361; -0.0042583