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North East Region

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North East Region
regions of Ghana
ContinentAfrica Edit
CountryGhana Edit
CapitalNalerigu Edit
Edey de administrative territorial entity insydGhana Edit
Coordinate location10°31′0″N 0°22′0″W Edit
Dey share bother plusSavannah Region, Upper East Region, Upper West Region, Northern Region Edit
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De North East Region be one of de sixteen regions wey dey Ghana insyd. E dey insyd de north of de country wey dem create am insyd December 2018 after dem do referendum den vote make dem break am from de Northern Region.[1] De region capital be Nalerigu.[2]

Geography den climate[edit | edit source]

Location den size[edit | edit source]

De North East Region dey border for de north by de Upper East region, for de east by de eastern Ghana-Togo international border, for de south by de Northern region, den for de west by de Upper West region. North East region dey make up of 6 districts.

Tourism den attractions[edit | edit source]

White Volta & Gambaga Scarp
  • Gambaga Escarpment
  • White Volta den Red Volta Rivers
  • Ancient rock art for Gingana, Kpatiritinga, Jilik, den Tusugu
  • NaYiri Palace insyd Nalerigu
  • NaJeringa historic slave wall insyd Nalerigu
  • Gravesites of ancient Mamprusi den Mossi kings insyd Gambaga
  • Zayaa Mosque/Shrine insyd Wulugu
  • Ancient Koma Figurines insyd Yikpabongo
  • Buyuori Cave insyd Yikpabongo[3]

Economy[edit | edit source]

More dan 85% of de economically active population be agricultural. De low population density be partly cause by emigration, for addition to geography den climate.

Demographics[edit | edit source]

De North East Region get low population density, den, along plus de official language of English, chaw inhabitants dey speak language of de Gur subfamily insyd de Niger–Congo language family, lyk Mampruli, Tampulma, Bimoba, Kusaal, Dagbani, anaa Konkomba. De Mamprusi Kingdom dey locate insyd de region.

Religion[edit | edit source]

Chaw residents insyd de North East region dey affiliate plus Christianity, Islam, den/anaa Traditional African Religion.[4]

Administrative divisions[edit | edit source]

De political administration of de region be thru de local government system. Under dis administration system, dem divide de region into six MMDA's (wey dey make up of 0 Metropolitan, 2 Municipal den 4 Ordinary Assemblies). Each District, Municipal anaa Metropolitan Assembly, be administered by Chief Executive, wey dey represent de central government buh dey derive authority from Assembly head by presiding member dem elect from among de members dema body. De current list be as follows:

Districts of de North East Region
# MMDA Name Capital MMDA Type Population
1 Bunkpurugu-Nyankpanduri Bunkpurugu Ordinary
2 Chereponi Chereponi Ordinary 55,932
3 East Mamprusi Nalerigu Municipal 121,009
4 Mamprugu-Moagduri Yagaba Ordinary
5 West Mamprusi Walewale Municipal
6 Yunyoo-Nasuan Yunyoo Ordinary

Famous citizens[edit | edit source]

Famous native citizens of North East region
# Citizen Settlement
1 Mahamudu Bawumia Nalerigu/Walewale
2 Solomon Namliit Boar (MP) Bunkpurugu
3 Edward Mahama Nalerigu
4 Alima Mahama (MP) Nalerigu
5 Sagri Banbangi (MP) Walewale

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ngon, Diana (28 December 2018). "Referendum: Residents endorse North East Region with 99.67 YES vote". Citi Newsroom. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  2. Citi Newsroom (12 February 2019). "Nalerigu selected as capital of newly created North East Region". Citinewsroom Online. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  3. "Discover Ghana's North East Region". Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  4. Ghana Statistical Service (May 2013). "2010 POPULATION & HOUSING CENSUS NATIONAL ANALYTICAL REPORT" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 July 2018. Retrieved 28 December 2018.

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