The Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District Assembly was carved out from the East Mamprusi District in 2004, through LI 1748.The district is located to the north-eastern corner of Northern Region. It shares boundaries with Garu-Tempane district in the Upper East Region to the North and the Republic of Togo to the east. It is bordered to the west by East Mamprusi and to the South by Gushegu and Saboba/Chereponi Districts. It is on longitude.... and latitude 0◦. The district has an estimated total land size of 1,257.1square kilometres which is 2% of the land size of northern region. Bunkpurugu,is the District capital.
chief executive's message
Bunkpurugu – Yunyoo is a district that has the socio -economic growth of women as one of the core of its objectives and is especially focusing on the removal of negative cultural practices that infringe on the rights of women.
Among the priorities is the district’s commitment to improving the quality of its people and has over the years devoted a lot of its resource in creating an enabling environment that will lead to food security, a well educated and healthy population.
The District Chief Executive of Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District, Philip N. Laari has explained that, the directives of the President on the street naming and property addressing system is properly being implemented.