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Binaba is a rural village in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region in north Ghana. The village is 15 km south of the district capital Zebilla.
There is a dry season, which includes Haramattan winds from mid-November through late March. The rainy season consists of monsoon rains.
The principal economic activity is agriculture based on a unimodal distribution of rain. Staple crops include millet, rice and corn. Other important food crops include shea, peanuts, sweet potatoes, mangoes, watermelons and leafy vegetables.
There are approximately 65,000 people in Binaba and the surrounding villages of Kusanaba, Zongoyiri, Gori, Kopella, Azuera, Tamocka and Dagunga.
The Districts of Ghana are second-level administrative subdivisions of Ghana, below the level of region. There are 216 districts.
The Upper West Region of Ghana is located in the north-western corner of Ghana and is bordered by Upper East region to the east, Northern region to the south, and Burkina Faso to the west and north. The Upper West regional capital and largest settlement is Wa. Upper West is the youngest region, created in Ghana by the then Head of State, Flight-Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings in 1983 under the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC). The area was carved out of the former Upper Region, which is now the Upper East Region.
The Upper East Region is located in north Ghana and is the second smallest of 10 now 16 administrative regions in Ghana, occupying a total land surface of 8,842 square kilometers or 2.7 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. The Upper East regional capital is Bolgatanga, sometimes referred to as Bolga. Other major towns in the region include Navrongo, Paga, Bawku and Zebilla.
Bawku is a town and is the capital of the Bawku Municipal District, district in the Upper East region of north Ghana. Bawku has a 2012 settlement population of 69,527 people.
Zebilla is a town and is the capital of Bawku West district, a district in the Upper East Region of north Ghana.
Wulugu is a town in the North-East Region of [[Ghana] carved from the old Northern Region]. Its capital is Nalerigu. It is connected by road to the capital of the Northern Region, Tamale and the capital of the Upper East Region, Bolgatanga.
The East Mamprusi Municipal Assembly is one of the six (6) Municipal and District Assemblies in the North East Region of north Ghana. The Municipal capital is Gambaga and also the proposed regional capital.
The Bawku Municipality with its administrative capital located at Bawku is one of the 13 MMDAs in the Upper East Region of Ghana. The Municipality was upgraded from the then Bawku District Assembly, through the Local Government (Establishment) Instrument, 1989 .The population of Bawku Municipal, according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, is 98,538 representing 9.4 percent of the Upper East region‟s total population. Males constitute 48.0 percent and females represent 52.0 percent. 36.4 percent of the population is rural and 63.6 percent is urban. It shares boundaries with Pusiga District to the North, Binduri District to the South, Garu-Tempane District to the East and Bawku West to the West
The Bawku West District is one of the (13) districts in the Upper East Region of northern Ghana. The capital is Zebilla. It's part of the traditional kingdom of Kussaug. Kussasi is the main ethnic group and Kussal is the main language spoken in the area.
The Talensi-Nabdam District is one of the nine districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Tongo.
Bawku Central is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Bawku Central is located in the Bawku Municipal district of the Upper East Region of Ghana.
Pusiga is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Pusiga is located in the Bawku Municipal district of the Upper East Region of Ghana.
Zebilla is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Zebilla is located in the Bawku West district of the Upper East Region of Ghana.
Binduri is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Binduri was part of in the Bawku Municipal district of the Upper East Region of Ghana but has since June 2012 become a full district.
Gmamprusi, or Mamprusi, are an ethnic group of northern Ghana and Togo. There are over 200,000 Mamprusi living in northern Ghana and approximately 11,000 in Togo. They speak Mampruli, a Gur language. In Ghana, the Mamprusis live mainly in Nalerigu,Gambaga, Walewale, Wungu, Yama, Kpasenkpe, Janga, Bulbia, Loagri No. 1, Soo, Kpatorigu, Sakpaba,Yagba, Kubori, Lukula, Yizeesi, Tantaala, Mankarigu, Nasia, Zuarungu, Yikpabongu, Kparigu, Wulugu, Kurugu, and their surrounding villages in the North East region but also inhabit parts of the Upper East Region and Upper West Regions.
Zongoiri Natinga is a community in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region of Ghana, to the northwest of a bend in the White Volta River.
The Bawku Nurses Training College is public tertiary health institution in the Bawku in the Upper East Region of Ghana. The college is in the Bawku District. The Nurses and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulates the activities, curriculum and examination of the student nurses and midwives. The Council's mandate Is enshrined under section 4(1) of N.R.C.D 117.
Walewale is a town and the capital of West Mamprusi district in the North East region of Ghana. Walewale lies on the main road from Bolgatanga to Tamale, at the junction of the road west to Nalerigu, the capital of the newly created North East Region. Walewale can pride itself of four standard banks which are Ghana Commercial Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Bangmarigu Community Bank and GN Bank. The town has eight standard guest houses with two five star hotel located along the main road leading to Bolgatanga, the Upper East regional capital. There are six fuel stations in the community namely; Total Fuel Station, Cash Oil Fuel Station, Goil Fuel Station, Nasona Fuel Station and Goil Fuel Station.
The N2 or National Highway 2 is a national highway in Ghana that begins at the Tema Motorway roundabout in Tema and runs through Hohoe, Nkwanta, Yendi, and Bawku to the border with Burkina Faso at Kulungugu. It is the main north-south highway in the eastern ccorridor of the country, with a total distance of 640 kilometers. The route runs through the Greater Accra, Eastern, Volta, Northern and Upper East regions of Ghana.
Gbewaa College of Education is a teacher education college in Pusiga-Bawku . Pusiga District / Bawku Municipal District, Upper East Region, Ghana). Located in Northern Zone, the school was set up in 1953 and affiliated to the University of Ghana. It is one of the 46 public colleges of education in Ghana.