The Bulisa North Municipal is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 15 of Municipalities and Districts in the Upper East Region.


The Municipal is located in the north-eastern section of the Upper East Region and Sandema is the District Administrative capital.  


Two tributaries of the Volta River namely the White Volta and the Red Volta run contiguous to the Districts Eastern and Western boundaries respectively. There is a strong relationship between the geology and the relief of the district.


It is bordered to the north by the Kessena Nankana West District, to the east by the Sissala East Municipal, to the west by Kessena Nankana Municipal and to the south by Builsa South District.


The population of the District according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 56,477 with 27,792.