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Northern, Ghana

Northern is one of 10 primary administrative regions in Ghana with a population of approximately 2,003,152 people.

Facts and figures on Northern at a glance

Region name: Northern (Northern Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 2,003,152 people
Country: Ghana
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Northern (Northern Region) is located in the regional capital Tamale (Tamale) with a population of 360,579 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Northern's regional capital Tamale to Ghana's capital Accra (Accra) is approximately 432 km (268 mi).

Facts and figures about Northern
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Northern Northern Region2,003,152 peopleTamale Tamale360,579 people

Compare with other regions in Ghana.

Map of Northern

Map of Northern

Information on Northern

Information on Northern
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Northern Northern RegionTamale Tamale25GhanaAfrica

Time in Northern

Time in Northern
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 6:58amNoTue, 22 Jan 2019 - 6:58amUTCAfrica/Accra

Geographic coordinates of Northern

Latitude & Longitude of Northern
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map9°30'00.0"N (9.5000000°)1°00'00.0"W (-1.0000000°)

Subregions in Northern

There are 25 administrative subregions in Northern.
Subregions in Northern
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bole Bole1.---
Bole District Bole District2.---
Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo3.---
Central Gonja Central Gonja4.---
Chereponi Chereponi5.---
Dagomba Dagomba6.---
East Gonja East Gonja7.---
East Mamprusi East Mamprusi8.---
Gushegu District Gushegu District9.---
Gushiegu Gushiegu10.---
Karaga Karaga11.---
Kpandai Kpandai12.---
Mamprugo Moaduri District Mamprugo Moaduri District13.---
Nanumba North Nanumba North14.---
Nanumba South Nanumba South15.---
Saboba Saboba16.---
Saboba Chereponi Saboba Chereponi17.---
Savelugu/Nanton Savelugu/Nanton18.---
Sawla-Tuna-Kalba Sawla-Tuna-Kalba19.---
Tamale Tamale20.---
Tolon/Kumbungu Tolon/Kumbungu21.---
West Gonja West Gonja22.---
West Mamprusi West Mamprusi23.---
Yendi Yendi24.---
Zabzugu/Tatale Zabzugu/Tatale25.---

External sources of information on Northern

Northern on Wikipedia