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Upper East

BONGO

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Bongo District was created in 1988, with its capital at Bongo. The Bongo District is 15km away from the Regional capital. The L.I. which established the District is LI 1446.

Assembly Members (56)
  • Males (47)
  • Females (9)

LOCATION AND SIZE
The Bongo District is one of the thirteen Districts in the Upper East Region and shares boundaries with Burkina Faso to the North and East, Kassena-Nankana West and East Districts to the West and Bolgatanga Municipal to the South. It lies between longitudes 0.45° W and latitude 10.50° N to 11.09° and has an area of 459.5 square kilometers. It lies within the Oncho cerciasis Freed Zone. The District is made up of thirty-six (36) communities and has seven (7) Area Councils.

POPULATION
The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 84,545 with 40,084 males and 44,461 females.

D.C.E - Hon. David Afoko

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

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