The Nadowli Kaleo District is one of the Eleven (11) Districts in the Upper West Region of Ghana and was established by Legislative Intrument (L.I) 2101. Nadaowl District is located in the heart 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. The Administrative capital of the District is Nadowli. The District shares boundaries with Jirapa District to the North, to the South with Wa west, to the East with Daffiama Bussie Issa District and to the West with Ivory Coast.
The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 61,561 with 28,753 males and 32,808 females.