Bawku Municipal is one of the thirteen (13) districts and municipality’s in the Upper East Region of Ghana. It is located approximately between latitudes 11o 111 and 100 401 North and longitude 0o 181w and 0o 61 E in the north-eastern corner of the region. The municipality has a total land area of about 1215 05 sq km. It shares boundaries with Burkina Faso, the Republic of Togo, Bawku West District and Garu – Tempane District to the north, east, west and the south respectively. The administrative capital is Bawku.
The Bawku Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Bukari Issahaku, has said his assembly is currently working out with the interior ministry to reward some residents who Voluntary handed over their AK 47 assault rifles to the police.