Sister Cities of the World

Sister cities of Tamale, Ghana

Tamale (pronounced [ˈtamalɛ]) is a town officially called Tamale Metropolitan District. Tamale has 537,986 inhabitants according to the 2012 census. It's the fastest growing city in West Africa. The town is located 600 km north of Accra. Tamale residents are moderate followers of Islam, as reflected by the multitude of mosques in Tamale, most notably the Central Mosque. The Sunnites and the Ahmadiyyans also have their own central mosques, North of the town centre along Bolgatanga Road.

Tamale is located in Northern region, Tamale grew from a conglomeration of towns where one could find an architectural blend of traditional mud houses and more modern buildings.

Due to Tamale central location, Tamale serves as a hub for all administrative and commercial activities in Northern region, doubling as the political, economic and financial capital of Northern region. The center of Tamale hosts regional branches of financial institutions and a considerable number of international non-governmental organizations.

Tamale has developed and transformed within a last few years. The new dimension of Tamale's development is the rush by various companies to open branches in Tamale. The hospitality industry has grown significantly with new hotels and guest houses built around Tamale.

Amongst Tamale's new and modern facilities include the newly constructed Tamale Stadium, replacing the town's former principal football pitch, Kaladan Park, with a world-class venue. Indeed, many improvements to Tamale's infrastructure occurred in the period leading up to the 2008 African Cup of Nations tournament. Further improvements were made, particularly to Tamale's road system.

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