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Full Constituency Details


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


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.
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

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