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TAMALE

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly is one of the 26 districts in the Northern Region. It is located in the central part of the Region and shares boundaries with the Sagnerigu District to the North-West, Mion District to the East, East Gonja to the South and Central Gonja to the South West. The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly was established by legislative instrument (L.I.2068).

Assembly Members (62)
  • Males (58)
  • Females (4)
POPULATION
The Population of the Metropolis is 223,252 according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census. Of the total population, there are more females 112,143 (50.2%) than males 111,109 (49.7%)

The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly is one of the six Metropolitan Assemblies in the country and the only Metropolis in the three Northern Regions of Ghana namely; Upper East, Upper West and Northern Regions.

As at June 2015, the total revenue collected was GHc 6,183,443 and recorded an expenditure of GHc 7,051,135.


D.C.E - HON. IDDRISU MUSAH

PM - HON. ABU TAPORO

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

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