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Upper West, Ghana

Upper West is one of 10 primary administrative regions in Ghana with a population of approximately 610,452 people.

Facts and figures on Upper West at a glance

Region name: Upper West (Upper West Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 610,452 people
Country: Ghana
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Upper West (Upper West Region) is located in the regional capital Wa (Wa) with a population of 78,107 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Upper West's regional capital Wa to Ghana's capital Accra (Accra) is approximately 560 km (348 mi).

Facts and figures about Upper West
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Upper West Upper West Region610,452 peopleWa Wa78,107 people

Compare with other regions in Ghana.

Map of Upper West

Map of Upper West

Information on Upper West

Information on Upper West
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Upper West Upper West RegionWa Wa11GhanaAfrica

Time in Upper West

Time in Upper West
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 6:47amNoTue, 22 Jan 2019 - 6:47amUTCAfrica/Accra

Geographic coordinates of Upper West

Latitude & Longitude of Upper West
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map10°19'60.0"N (10.3333300°)2°15'00.0"W (-2.2500000°)

Subregions in Upper West

There are 11 administrative subregions in Upper West.
Subregions in Upper West
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Daffiama Bussie Issa District Daffiama Bussie Issa District1.---
Jirapa Jirapa2.---
Jirapa Lambussie Jirapa Lambussie3.---
Lambussie Karni Lambussie Karni4.---
Lawra Lawra5.---
Nadowli Nadowli6.---
Sissala East Sissala East7.---
Sissala West Sissala West8.---
Wa Wa9.---
Wa East Wa East10.---
Wa West Wa West11.---

External sources of information on Upper West

Upper West on Wikipedia