Binaba

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Binaba
Location of Binaba in Upper East region
Coordinates: 10°48′N0°28′W / 10.800°N 0.467°W / 10.800; -0.467
Country Ghana
Region Upper East Region
District Bawku West District
Population
 (2013)
  Total
Time zone GMT
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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. [1] [2]

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Geography

There is a dry season, which includes Haramattan winds from mid-November through late March. The rainy season consists of monsoon rains. [2]

Economy

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. [2]

Demographics

Population

There are approximately 65,000 people in Binaba and the surrounding villages of Kusanaba, Zongoyiri, Gori, Kopella, Azuera, Tamocka and Dagunga.

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Coordinates: 10°48′N0°28′W / 10.800°N 0.467°W / 10.800; -0.467