Karaga District is one of the tweenty six (26) districts in the Northern Region The District is located in the North-Eastern Northern Region, roughly between latitudes 9°30’ and 10°30’ North and longitudes 0° and 45’West. Karaga is the administrative capital. It shares boundaries with four districts in the Northern Region, West Mamprusi District and East Mamprusi District to the North, Savelugu/Nanton Municipal to the West and Gushiegu (the mother district) to the east. Karaga the district capital is 24km from Gushegu and 94km from Tamale, the Regional Capital.
The Karaga District Assembly in the Northern Region is systematically making ends with the implementation of the Northern Region Small Towns Water and Sanitation Project (NORST) as the programme has given the platform to extend water facilities to hamlets and hinterlands.