Sissala East District

The Sissala East District in the northwest of Ghana is one of eight districts in the Upper West Region and in the north has a common border with the neighboring country of Burkina Faso. The district comprises more than one third of the total land area of ​​the Upper West Region.


88% of the population are Sisala, 5% the Kassena, 3% Dagaare and the Mossi 2 %, the remaining 2 % is made up of different ethnic groups.

80 % are Muslims, 10 % Catholics and 5% Trailer traditional religions.

Villages in the district

  • Tumu
  • Wall Delle
  • Taffiasi
  • Tutio
  • Banu - Bassisan
  • Dimajan
  • Kong
  • Kulfuo Tarsaw
  • Bugbelle
  • Vamboi
  • Wuni.