The Northern Region, which occupies an area of about 70,383 square kilometres, is the largest region in Ghana in terms of land area. It shares boundaries with the Upper East and the Upper West Regions to the north, the Brong Ahafo and the Volta Regions to the south, and two neighbouring countries, the Republic of Togo to the east, and La Cote d’ Ivoire to the west.
The land is mostly low lying except in the north-eastern corner with the Gambaga escarpment and along the western corridor. The region is drained by the Black and white Volta and their tributaries, Rivers Nasia, Daka, etc.
Climate And Vegetation The climate of the region is relatively dry, with a single rainy season that begins in May and ends in October. The amount of rainfall recorded annually varies between 750 mm and 1050 mm. The dry season starts in November and ends in March/April with maximum temperatures occurring towards the end of the dry season.
Mr. Isaac Mumuni Dramani, District Chief Executive for the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district assembly has appealed to Chiefs and Opinion leaders in the district to safeguard the interest of its people and also ensure relative security for residents against Fulani herdsmen.
The District Chief Executive for the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district assembly, Isaac Dramani Mumuni has revealed that about twenty two new communities have recently been submitted to government for consideration in energy supply.
Some galamsey activity in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district in the Northern region which surfaced in the Kpali community within the Black Volta river has ceased in the area, DCE for the assembly, Isaac Mumuni Dramani revealed