MPs by Year Group   Constitution   MP Duties   About Us   Photo Gallery
 
Full Constituency Details
 
 

Talensi

Region: Upper East Region
Member of Paliament: Mosoore, Nachinab Doaneng Robert

 TOPOLOGY AND DRAINAGE

The topography of the constituency is dominated by relatively undulating lowlands gentle slopes ranging from 1% to 5% gradient with some isolated rock out crops and some uplands slopes at the Tongo and Nangodi areas.
 
It falls within the Birimanian, Tarkwanian and Voltarian rocks of Ghana. There are evidence of the presence of minerals especially gold. The constituency is drained mainly by the Red and White Volta and their tributaries.
 
LOCATION AND SIZE
The Talensi constituency was carved out from the then Bolgatanga constituency.It is located in the Upper East Region and has its capital at Tongo.
 
It is bordered to the North by the Bolgatanga constituency, South by the West and East Mamprusi constituency (both in the Northern Region), Kassena-Nankana constituency to the West and the Bawku West constituency to the East.
 
The constituency lies between latitude 10.15 ° and 10.60 ° north of the equator and longitude 0.31 ° and 10.5
 

© Copyright 2010 . All rights reserved. | Privacy & Disclaimer