Talensi District formerly known as Talensi-Nabdam District forms part of the thirteen (13) Municipalities and Districts in the Upper East Region. The Administrative capital of the District is Tongo. The District shares boundaries with Nabdam District to the North ,Bolgatanga Municipal to the West ,East Mamprusi District to the South East , West Mamprusi District to the South West and Bawku West to the East.
A model Community Senior High School(SHS) scheduled for the Talensi district, as part of President Mahama’s initiative of building at least 50 of the 200 community Senior High School project across board is highly on course at Yameriga, a community in the area.
The Bolgatanga High Court has impounded vehicles of the Talensi District Chief Executive (DCE) and the Coordinating director for non-payment of the full contract sum for a project awarded to Tomore and Sons Company Limited.