Thursday, May 9, 2013

YENDI (SANKARA YILI);home culture and history

Yendi is the traditional capital of the Dagbon Kingdom with the Ya Na as the Overlord and the capital of Yendi municipal assembly which was established in 1988 also it is the only Municipality in the Northern Region. It is located in the northeastern quadrant of Ghana in the Dagbon territory. As of 2012, Yendi is the thirty-sixth most populous settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 52,008 people. The people of Dagbon are called Dagombas or Dagbamba. As we all know Dagombas are the most unique tribe in Ghana.he Yendi Municipality cut through by the Greenwich Meridian, which passes through a number of settlements in the Municipality. The Municipality shares boundaries with seven other district; to the east, with Saboba/Chereponi and Zabzugu/Tatale, to the south, with Nanumba and East Gonja, to the West, with Tamale and Savelugu/NantoĊ‹ and to the north, with Gushiegu/Karaga districts.
Yendi which was part of part of the 19th century German settlement cont.reading

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