Sawla is the capital of the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District, a new district created in 2006. Geographically Sawla is located at the north western part of the Northern Region of Ghana.
The population of Sawla is approximately 8,000 people. Including its surroundings the population is about 12,000 people, and the whole (Sawla, Tuna and Kalba) district is approximately 40,400.
Sawla and it’s surroundings are traditionally owned and ruled by the Nyi Bia people (Gonja people) and is a Multicultural Community because of it cosmopolitan nature, the community is very diversed and culturally rich of traditional music and dancing as well as the traditional festivals.
Places to visit: visiting Sawla and its neigbourhood communities, to see or practice some of the traditional activities, drumming and dancing with people.