Nadowli District

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Nadowli District
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Nadowli District
Nadowli District in Upper West Region
Coordinates: 10°22′26″N2°40′26″W / 10.37389°N 2.67389°W / 10.37389; -2.67389
Region Upper West Region
Capital Nadowli
Government
  District ExecutiveEric Dakura
Area
  Total2,594 km2 (1,002 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
  Total
Time zone UTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
  Summer (DST) GMT
ISO 3166 code GH-UW-WW

Nadowli District is a former district that was located in Upper West Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988. However on 28 June 2012, it was split out into two new districts: Nadowli Kaleo District (capital: Nadowli) and Daffiama Bussie Issa District (capital: Issa). The district assembly was located in the western part of Upper West Region and had Nadowli as its capital town.

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Geography

Nadowli District borders the Wa West District and the Wa Municipal District in the south. Nadowli District has a low-lying topography generally undulating between 150 m and 300 m but in some parts reaching an average of 600 m.

Economy

Agriculture is the most important economic sector of Nadowli District, accounting for about 85% of the labor force. The commercial and industrial sectors are less developed.

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    Coordinates: 10°22′26″N2°40′26″W / 10.37389°N 2.67389°W / 10.37389; -2.67389

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