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.
The District Chief Executive of the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District, Hon Philip N. Laari has revealed that over twenty principal streets within the district have been assigned names in the first phase of the nationwide Street Naming and Property Numbering (SNPN) exercise.
The District Chief Executive of Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District, Philip N. Laari has explained that, the directives of the President on the street naming and property addressing system is properly being implemented.
The Bole District Assembly would not be left out of the all important directive by the President of the Republic for all assemblies to ensure they name streets and address properties in their areas of jurisdiction by September 30, 2014.