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Tamale

(təmä`lē), town (1984 pop. 136,828), capital of the Northern Region, N Ghana. It is a road junction and agricultural trade and education center.
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Tamale

 

a city in Ghana; the administrative center of the Northern Region. Population, 99,000 (1970). Linked by a road with the Atlantic coast, Tamale serves as the trade center of an agricultural area that produces mainly cotton and grains. There is also stock raising. Among the local industries are textile and food enterprises.

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