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Bolgatanga Destination Guide

Discover Bolgatanga in Ghana

Bolgatanga in the region of Upper East with its 54,430 habitants is a town located in Ghana - some 364 mi or ( 586 km ) North of Accra , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Bolgatanga

Local time in Bolgatanga is now 10:54 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Accra " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zoko, Zoa, Zanleregu, Yamnega, and Winduri. When in this area, you might want to check out Zoko . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Bolgatanga ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Ghana Music, The Sound of Northern Ghana / Traditional African Singing

4:17 min by BongoGhana
Views: 45553 Rating: 4.76

By: ghana-net.com Zaa re! Welcome to Ghana! This is traditional singing in Northern Ghana and also in parts of Burkina Faso. The video has been filmed in Dec. 2008, during the Election time. You are w ..

Bolgatanga, Upper East Region - Ghana

1:45 min by Ghanapedia
Views: 1765 Rating: 5.00

Driving through Bolgatanga, the capital of the Upper East Region of Ghana. For more information on Ghana, visit www.ghana-pedia.org ..


wandering muso - Ghana

5:47 min by thecandytrail
Views: 547 Rating: 0.00

Travels in Ghana, 2007. On route to the sacred Tongo Hills I encounter a wandering musician. www.thecandytrail.com ..

Drilling the borehole for Sumborungo Anateen

4:07 min by Worldlovefoundation
Views: 248 Rating: 5.00

theworldlovefoundation.org Our tour for 2011 funded two new boreholes for small rural communities in Ghana, west Africa. Our group was able to watch as Araco construction arrived on site and broke gro ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Bolgatanga

Bolgatanga, colloquially known as Bolga, is a town and the capital of both the Bolgatanga Municipal District and the Upper East Region of Ghana. Bolgatanga is the twenty-seventh most populous settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 66,685 people. Bolga is the major town between Tamale, 161 km (about 100 miles) to the south, and the border with Burkina Faso.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.78 -0.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Upper East Region, Regional capitals in Ghana

Bolgatanga Municipal District

The Bolgatanga Municipal District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Its capital is the town Bolgatanga, which also serves as the capital of the Upper East Region.

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Located at 10.78 -0.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Districts of Upper East Region

Zuarungu

Zuarungu is a town in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Zuarungu was formerly a regional capital, until Bolgatanga, four miles to the west, offered land to build a hospital, and the seat of government was moved there. The people of Zuarungu are mostly Frafra people with a small minority of workers and immigrants from nearby areas and other regions of Ghana. Zuarungu has seen little development.

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Located at 10.78 -0.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Upper East Region

Talensi-Nabdam District

The Talensi-Nabdam District is one of the nine (9) districts in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Its capital is Tongo.

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Located at 10.72 -0.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Districts of Upper East Region

Bolgatanga Polytechnic

The Bolgatanga Polytechnic is a public tertiary institution in the Upper East Region of Ghana.

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Located at 10.83 -0.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Ghana Polytechnics