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Binduri District with its Administrative capital Binduri was carved from Bawku Municipal and forms part of the new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 and were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 28th June, 2012.

The District forms part of Thirteen (15) Municipal and Districts in the Upper East Region .

Binduri District is located approximately between latitudes 1111and 1040N and longitudes 018W and 06E in the north-eastern corner of the Upper East Region.

It shares boundaries with Burkina Faso to the north, Garu District to the south, Bawku Municipality to the east and Bawku West District to the west. The district covers a total land area of 391.91 square kilometres.

The population of the District according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 61,576 with 29,612 males and 31,964 females. With a total population of 61,576, the district has a population density of 157.1 persons per square kilometres.