Bole District Assembly is established by LI 1786. It was carved out of the West Gonja District in 2004
Bole District is situated between latitudes 8’10.5 and 09’ and longitude 1.50E’ and 2.45 W. It is located at the extreme western part of the Northern region of Ghana and bordered to the North by the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District, to the West by the Republic of Cote D`ivoire with the Black Volta being the boundary between the two neighboring countries, to the East by the West Gonja District, to the South-east by the Kintampo Municipal and the South-West by the Wenchi Municipal in Brong Ahafo Region. The Bole district covers an area of 6,169.2-kilometer square, out of the area of 69,766.2-kilometer square of the Northern region. This shows that, Bole district covers Nine percent (9.0%) of the total land area in the region.
From the 2010 census, the Bole district has a population of 61,593 comprising 51.4 percent of males and 49.6 percent of females. The population is sparsely distributed with a population density of about 10 persons per kilometer square.