The Tempane District is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 15 of Municipalities and Districts in the Upper East Region.


The Tempane District Assembly is carved out of the Garu-Tempane District Assembly as one of the 38 newly created and upgraded District Assemblies in 2018.


Created with Legislative Instrument (LI) 2352 the Tempane District Assembly has its capital as Tempane.

It was inaugurated on March 15, 2018 alongside other 37 newly created districts.