The Nadowli Kaleo District is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in Ghana, and forms part of the eleven (11) Municipalities and Districts in the Upper West Region.

Nadowli Kaleo District is located in the central part of the Upper West Region of Ghana. It lies between latitude 11’ 30’ and 10’ 20’ north and longitude 3’ 10’ and 2’10’ west.

It covers a total land area of 2,742.50km2 and the administrative capital of the Nadowli Kaleo District is Nadowli.

The District shares boundaries with Jirapa Municipal to the north, to the south with Wa West District, to the east with Daffiama Bussie Issa District and to the west with Ivory Coast.

The population of the District according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 61,561 with 28,753 males and 32,808 females.