Districts

The Districts of Ghana

Districts

Accra Metropolitan Assembly

The Accra Metropolitan is among the sixteen (16) Metropolitan, Municipals and Districts of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Accra is the Administrative capital of the metropolitan assembly. The metro shares common boundaries with la-dade kotokpon municipal from the east...

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Ada East

The Ada East forms part of the sixteen (16) Metropolitan, Municipals and Districts of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The District is located in the Eastern part of the Greater Accra Region within Latitudes 5°45 south and 6°00 north...

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Adentan

Adentan Municipal with its Administrative capital at Adentan is part of the sixteen (16) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region. The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1888. The Municipality shares boundaries with Ga East Municipal...

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Ashaiman

Ashaiman municipal (with its Administrative capital Ashaiman) which forms part of the new districts and municipalities created by former President J.A Kufuor, was inaugurated on the 29th of February 2008. The President by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 27 new...

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Bawku Municipal

Bawku Municipal is one of the thirteen (13) districts and municipalities in the Upper East Region of Ghana. It is located approximately between latitudes 11o 111 and 100 401 North and longitude 0o 181w and 0o 61 E in the...

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Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly

The Bolgatanga Municipal is the home of the Upper East Regional capital. The Municipality forms part of the Thirteen (13) Districts and Municipals in the Region. This, of course, makes it the largest urban centre in the Region. The Municipality...

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Bongo

Bongo District is one of the Thirteen (13) Municipals and Districts in the Upper East Region, with Bongo as its district capital. The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1446. It shares boundaries with Burkina Faso to the North,...

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Builsa

Builsa North District is one of the Thirteen (13) Districts and Municipals in the Region. The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2148 and is located in the north-eastern section of the Upper East Region. Sandema is the District...

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East Gonja

The 2000 Population and Housing Census put the population of the East Gonja District at 174,500 (Special Reports) and it is currently estimated at 197,932 using an annual rate of growth 2.1% per annum. Salaga, is the administrative capital. The...

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Ga East

The Ga East Municipal Assembly is located at the northern part of Greater Accra Region. The Administrative capital of the District is Abokobi. The municipality forms part of sixteen (16) Metropolis, municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region. The...

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Ga South

Ga South Municipal (with its Administrative capital Weija), which forms part of the new districts and municipalities created by former President J.A Kufuor, was inaugurated on the 29th of February 2008. The President by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 27...

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Garu-Tempane

Garu District located in the South Eastern corner of the Upper East Region of the Republic of Ghana forms part of the Thirteen (13) Districts in the Region. It shares boundaries with, Bawku Municipal to the North, Binduri to the...

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Jirapa

The Jirapa District established by LI 1902 was carved out of the then Jirapa-Lambussie District in 2007 as part of Ghana’s decentralization process. The District Forms part of the Eleven (11) districts in the Upper West Region. The Administrative Capital...

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Kasena-Nankana

Kassena/Nankana Municipal is one of the Thirteen (13) Municipalities and Districts in the Upper East Region. The Administrative Capital of the Municipality is Navrongo. The Kassena-Nankana municipal lies within the Guinea Savannah woodlands. It falls approximately between latitude 11°10’ and...

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Lambussie

The Lambussie District lies in the north-western corner of the Upper West Region of Ghana. It is the ninth district to be created in the region. The district was created from the Jirapa-Lambussie District Assembly by the legislative Instrument LI...

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Nanumba-North

Nanumba North is one of the twenty (26) districts in the Northern Region of Ghana. The district shares boundaries with East Gonja District to the west and south-west, Yendi Municipal to the north. To the east, it shares boundaries with...

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Saboba

The Saboba District is one of the 26 districts in the Northern Region. The district was carved out of the then East Dagomba District in 1988, in pursuance of the Government’s Decentralisation and Local Government Reform policy, with Saboba as...

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Savelugu

Savelugu/Nanton Municipal was carved out of the then Western Dagomba District Council which comprised Tamale, Tolon and Savelugu. The municipal has its administrative capital at Savelugu. The municipal shares boundaries with Tolon Distirct and Kumbugu District to the west, Tamale...

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Shai Osudoku

The Shai Osudoku District (formerly Dangme West) is situated in the Southeastern part of Ghana, lying between latitude 5° 45’ south and 6° 05’ North and Longitude 0° 05’ East and 0° 20’ West. The district was carved out of...

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Sissala East

The Sissala East District located in the north-western part of Ghana in the Upper West Region was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1766. The Administrative district capital is Tumu. The District is strategically positioned as it shares a 300 kilometre...

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Sissala West

The Sissala West District is located in the North Eastern part of Ghana and was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I)1771. It lies approximately between Longitude 213w to 2:36w and Latitude 10:00N 11:00N. The District forms part of the Eleven (11)...

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Talensi

Talensi District formerly known as Talensi-Nabdam District forms part of the thirteen (13) Municipalities and Districts in the Upper East Region. The Administrative capital of the District is Tongo. The District shares boundaries with Nabdam District to the North ,Bolgatanga...

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Tamale Metro

The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) was elevated to the status of Metropolis in 2004. The Metropolis is one of the six Metropolitan Assemblies in the country and the only Metropolis in the three Northern Regions of Ghana namely; Upper East,...

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Tolon

Tolon District (Formerly Tolon/Kumbugu District) was carved out of the then Western Dagomba District in 1998. In the year 2012 the district was divided and separated from Kumbugu .The newly created districts were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on...

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Wa East

The Wa East district was carved out of the Wa Municipality and made an autonomous district by L.I 1746 in July 2004. The district is remotely located in the southeastern part of the Upper West region. The capital is Funsi,...

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Wa Municipal

Wa Municipal located in the southeastern part of the Upper West region was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1800. The capital is Wa and it shares boundaries with Nadowli District to the north,the East, with Wa East and Wa west...

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Wa West

The Wa West district was curved out of the Wa Municipality and made an autonomous district by L.I 1746 .Wa West Districts forms part of the Eleven (11) Districts in the Upper West Region. The Administrative Capital is Wechiau. The...

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West Gonja

The West Gonja District is one of the 26 districts in the Northern Region, with its administrative capital at Damango. About 30% of the district’s land represents forest reserves and Mole National Park. The district shares common boundaries with Sawla-Tuna-Kalba...

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West Mamprusi

The West Mamprusi District is one of 45 new districts created in 1988 under the Government of Ghana’s decentralization and local government reform policy carved out of the old Gambaga District in the Northern Region. The districts’ administrative capital is...

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Yendi

The Yendi Municipal Assembly was established in 1988 by PNDC Law 207, Act 462, and LI 1443. The Municipal Assembly (MA) was elevated to a Municipality in 2007. The Municipality is one of the Forty (40) Municipal Assemblies in the...

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