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.
The Talensi District Assembly in the Upper East Region through the District Directorate of Education is to start distribution of one thousand (1000) classroom furniture to some selected basic schools in the district.
Two separate small town water systems co-financed by the community water and sanitation agency and the Talensi District Assembly for the people of Pwalugu and Duusi are ongoing in the benefiary communities.