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The Mamprugu Moagduri District is one of the 254 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 28 MMDAs in the Northern Region.

The District was carved from West Mamprusi and was created in the year 2012 and was inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 28th June, 2012. 

Mamprugu Moagduri District with its capital as Yagaba has a total land size of 2,121.31 sq kilometers and is located within longitudes 0°35’W and 1°45’W and Latitude 9°55’N and 10°35’N.

It shares boundaries with North Gonja District to the west, Kumbungu District to the south, Sissala East Municipal in the Upper West Region, Builsa South District in the Upper East Region and West Mamprusi Municipal in the Northern Region.

The population of the District according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 46,894 with 23,439 males and 23,455 females.