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MION

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Mion District is one of the newly created Districts in the Northern Region. It has its capital at Sang. It was established on the of 6th February 2012 by Act 462 and an LI 2064 which was officially inaugurated on 28th June, 2012.It was carved out of the Yendi Municipality, and has a population of 81,812 (2010 PHC) made up of; male 40,649 and female 41,163.

Assembly Members (31)
  • Males (29)
  • Females (2)

LOCATION AND SIZE
The Mion District is located in the eastern corridor of the Northern Region of Ghana between latitude 9°-35’’ North and 0°-30’’ West and 0°-15’’East. The District shares boundaries with Tamale District, Savelugu Nanton Municipal to the West ,Yendi Municipal to the East, Nanumba North and East Gonja districts to the South and Gushegu and Karaga districts to the North.The District covers a surface area of 2714.1 sq. km and has a population density of 30.1 person per square kilometre.The District has three (3) Area councils, namely Sang, Kpabia and Jimle

2015 REVENUE AS AT JUNE
2936441

2015 EXPENDITURE AS AT JUNE
2147966

D.C.E - HON. MOHAMMED HASHIM ABDALLAH




                              source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2016 and other sources

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