The Bole District covers an area of about 4800 square km; out of the area of 70,384sq km of the Northern region. It has an estimated population of about 75,151 (2000 population projected) The population rate is about 3.6% per annum. The population is sparse with a density of about 14 per a km.
The District Capital Bole is the only biggest town in the district. Other major towns include Bamboi, Maluwe, Tinga, Tasilma, Mandari and Banda/Nkwanta. For the percentage land take of District and the Northern Region in relation to Ghana (238,533sq km), they are 2.0% and 29.6% respectively. This means that the land take of the district is 6.8% of the total land mass of the Northern Region.
Mr. Jaaga James, District Chief Executive for the Bole District in the Northern Region has disclosed that the Assembly in partnership with government is doing a lot to improve water delivery in the district.
The chiefs and people of the Wakawaka community in the Bole District in the Northern Region were full of praise to the DCE and the District Assembly when a newly constructed community-based health planning and service (CHPS) centre was handed over to the community.