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BOLE

District profile
The Bole District used to be part of West Gonja District with Damongo as the Capital. The district was then created in 1988 as Bole, Sawla Tuna and Kalba District. In 2004 under L.I 1786, Bole DistrictAssemblywas created as a separate district from Sawla Tuna Kalba to include Bole,Bamboi, Maluwe, Tinga, Tasilma, Mandari and Banda/Nkwanta etc. The District has Bole as its capital. Both Districts still remain part of the Gonja Kingdom established in the 17th Century by Ndewura Jakpa.

Assembly Members (41)
  • Males (38)
  • Females (3)

LOCATION AND SIZE
Bole District Lies between latitudes 8ā€™10.5 and 09ā€™ and longitude 1.50Eā€™ and 2.45 W. It is located at the extreme western part of the Northern region of Ghana and bordered to the North by the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District, to the West by the Republic of Cote D`ivoire with the Black Volta being the boundary between the two neighboring countries, to the East by the West Gonja District, to the South-east by the Kintampo Municipal and the South-West by the Wenchi Municipal in Brong Ahafo Region.

POPULATION
The Bole  District  covers an area of 6,169.2 kilometer square, out of the area of 69,766.2 kilometer square of the Northern region. This shows that, Bole District covers Nine percent (9.0%) of the total land area in the region.From the 2010 census, the Bole District has a projected population of 87,227 comprising 504 percent of males and 49.6 percent of females. The population is sparsely distributed with a population density of about 10 persons per kilometer square.

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

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