Northern Region is one of the ten administrative regions of Ghana. It is the largest of all in surface, because it has 70,383 km². It is crossed by the Black and White Volta, as well as by some of its tributaries, such as the Nasia and Daka rivers. This region differs climatic, religious, linguistically and culturally from the dominant ones, politically and economically, central and southern regions. Until 1960 it covered the High Region which in turn was divided in 1983 into Eastern and Western Highlands. It is located in the north of the country, bordering northwest with West Ghana. To the northeast with East Ghana. To the southwest with Brong-Ahafo. To the southeast with Volta. To the west with Ivory Coast.
And to the east with Togo.