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Upper East, Ghana

Upper East is one of 10 primary administrative regions in Ghana with a population of approximately 948,118 people.

Facts and figures on Upper East at a glance

Region name: Upper East (Upper East Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 948,118 people
Country: Ghana
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Upper East (Upper East Region) is located in the regional capital Bolgatanga (Bolgatanga) with a population of 54,430 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Upper East's regional capital Bolgatanga to Ghana's capital Accra (Accra) is approximately 584 km (363 mi).

Facts and figures about Upper East
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Upper East Upper East Region948,118 peopleBolgatanga Bolgatanga54,430 people

Compare with other regions in Ghana.

Map of Upper East

Map of Upper East

Information on Upper East

Information on Upper East
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Upper East Upper East RegionBolgatanga Bolgatanga12GhanaAfrica

Time in Upper East

Time in Upper East
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 6:38amNoTue, 22 Jan 2019 - 6:38amUTCAfrica/Accra

Geographic coordinates of Upper East

Latitude & Longitude of Upper East
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map10°45'00.0"N (10.7500000°)0°45'00.0"W (-0.7500000°)

Subregions in Upper East

There are 12 administrative subregions in Upper East.
Subregions in Upper East
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bawku Bawku1.---
Bawku Municipal District Bawku Municipal District2.---
Bawku West Bawku West3.---
Bawku West District Bawku West District4.---
Binduri District Binduri District5.---
Bolgatanga Bolgatanga6.---
Bongo Bongo7.---
Builsa Builsa8.---
Garu-Tempane Garu-Tempane9.---
Kassena Nankana Kassena Nankana10.---
Kassena Nankana West Kassena Nankana West11.---
Talensi-Nabdam Talensi-Nabdam12.---

External sources of information on Upper East

Upper East on Wikipedia