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Nalerigu
Location in Ghana
Coordinates: 10°32′N0°22′W / 10.533°N 0.367°W / 10.533; -0.367
Country Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Region North East Region
District East Mamprusi Municipal Assembly
Government
  NaYiriNa Bɔhagu Mahami Sheriga
Elevation
1,099 ft (335 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total14,927
  Ethnicities
Mamprusi Bimoba Konkomba Talensi Mossi Chokosi (Anufo) Hausas [1]
  Religions
Islam Christianity African Traditional Religion

Nalerigu is the largest town in the East Mamprusi Municipal Assembly in the North East Region of Ghana [2] as well as the traditional capital of the Mamprusi people, the seat of the Paramount Chief, the NaYiri. Nalerigu is also the capital of the North East Region of Ghana.

It is also the location of a private hospital, the Baptist Medical Centre, [3] the college of Health Sciences and the Nalerigu Secondary School (NASS). [4] [5] The school is a second cycle institution. [6]

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References

  1. "East Mamprusi District 2010 Census" (PDF). Ghana Statistical Service. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  2. Ghana Districts - East Mamprusi Municipal Assembly
  3. Baptist Medical Centre in Nalerigu
  4. "Educational Institutions". www.centralregion.gov.gh. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2011.
  5. "References » Schools/Colleges". www.modernghana.com. Retrieved 12 August 2011.
  6. "List of Secondary Schools in Ghana". www.ghanaschoolsnet.com/. Retrieved 12 August 2011.
  7. "Discover Ghana's North East Region" . Retrieved 30 May 2020.

Coordinates: 10°32′N0°22′W / 10.533°N 0.367°W / 10.533; -0.367