Garu District

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Garu District
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Garu District
Location of Garu District within Upper East
Coordinates: 10°51′12.96″N0°10′47.64″W / 10.8536000°N 0.1799000°W / 10.8536000; -0.1799000
CountryFlag of Ghana.svg  Ghana
Region Upper East
Capital Garu
Government
  District ExecutiveEmmanuel Sin-Nyet Asigri
Area
  Total1,230 km2 (470 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total158,184 [1]
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)
ISO 3166 code GH-UE-GR

Garu District is one of the fifteen districts in Upper East Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Garu-Tempane District in 2004, until the southeast part of the district was split off to create Tempane District on 15 February 2018; thus the remaining part has been renamed as Garu District. The district assembly is located in the eastern part of Upper East Region and has Ghana as its capital town.

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Coordinates: 10°51′12.96″N0°10′47.64″W / 10.8536000°N 0.1799000°W / 10.8536000; -0.1799000