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Bawku is a town and is the capital of the Bawku Municipal District, district in the Upper East region of north Ghana.[2][3] Bawku has a 2012 settlement population of 69,527 people.[1]

Town & District Capital
Bawku is located in Ghana
Location of Bawku in Upper East region
Coordinates: 11°3′36″N 0°14′24″W / 11.06000°N 0.24000°W / 11.06000; -0.24000
RegionUpper East Region
DistrictBawku Municipal District
 • Total69,527[1]
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT
Bawku Agricultural Show, 1959


  1. ^ a b "World Gazetteer online". Archived from the original on 2012-01-11.
  2. ^ Bawku Municipal District Archived June 14, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Upper East Region". List of All MMDAs in Ghana. A Public - Private Partnership Programme between Min. of Local Govt., Rural Dev. & Environment & Maks Publications & Media Services. 2006. Archived from the original on 2009-08-05. Retrieved 2008-01-01.

Coordinates: 11°03′N 0°14′W / 11.050°N 0.233°W / 11.050; -0.233