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KASSENA/NANKANA

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Municipality was hitherto know and called the Kassena-Nankana District  with  the mother district becoming the Kassena-Nankana Municipal Assembly. This Municipality was created by Legislative instrument (L.I) 2106 of 2012 with its capital at Navrongo.

Assembly Members (50)
  • Males (46)
  • Females (4)
LOCATION AND SIZE
It shares boundaries with the Kassena-Nankana West District to the North, Bolgatanga Municipal to  the  East,  to  the  West with  the  Builsa  and  the  Kassena-Nankana  West  Districts  and  to  the  South with the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region.The Municipality used to cover a land area of 1,674sq. km but with the creation of the new District, the land size of the Municipal still unknown.
This is yet to be determined.

POPULATION
According to the 2010 population census, the population of the Municipality is 109,944 with a population density of 92 persons per square kilometer.


D.C.E - Hon. Williams A. Aduum
    
  source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2016 and other sources

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