Upper West

Wa Municipal

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Wa Municipal located in the southeastern part of the Upper West region was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1800. The capital is Wa and it shares boundaries with Nadowli District to the north,the  East, with Wa East and Wa west to the West.

It has a landmass of about 1,078km², which lies between latitudes 9º 55”n and 10º 25”n and longitude 1º 10”w and 2º 5”w.The municipal assembly also shares boundaries with sawla-tuna-kalba districts to the south.


The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 107,214 with 52,996 males and 54,218 females.