What you need to know as president announces Nalerigu as regional capital for newly created North East Region

Nalerigu is the largest town in the East Mamprusi Municipal Assembly in the North East region of Ghana.[2]


Nalerigu is located in Ghana



Location in Ghana

Coordinates: 10°32′N 0°22′W
Country Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Region North East Region
District East Mamprusi Municipal Assembly

• NaYiri Na Bɔhagu Mahami Sheriga

1,099 ft (335 m)


• Total 14,927
• Ethnicities

Mamprusi, Bimoba, Konkomba, Talensi, Mossi, Chokosi (Anufo), Hausas [1]
• Religions

Islam, Christianity, African Traditional Religion

as well as the traditional capital of the Mamprusi people, the seat of the Paramount Chief the NaYiri. Nalerigu is also the proposed capital of the newly created North East Region of Ghana.

It is also the location of a private hospital called the Baptist Medical Centre [3], the college of Health Sciences and the Nalerigu Secondary School (NASS).[4][5] The school is a second cycle institution.[6]


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