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Upper West

WA

DISTRICT PROFILE
Wa Municipal Assembly was created out of the then Wa Municipality in 2004 with legislative instrument (L1) 1800 in pursuant of the policy of decentralization started in 1988. The Wa Municipality is one of the eleven administrative areas that make up the Upper West Region of Ghana. It shares administrative boundaries with the Nadowli Municipality Assembly to the North, the Wa East Municipality Assembly to the East and South and the Wa West Municipality Assembly to the West and South.

Assembly Members (46)
  • Males (41)
  • Females (5)
LOCATION
The Wa Municipal Assembly shares administrative boundaries with Nadowli District to the North, Wa East District to the East and South and the Wa West District to the West and South. It lies within latitudes1º40’N to 2º45’N and longitudes 9º32’ to 10º20’W.

POPUALTION
The total estimated population according to the 2010 census is 127, 284 with 64,914 being females and Male 62,370.

D.C.E. - HON. TAHIRU ISSAHAKU MOOMIN

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

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