Savelugu/Nanton Municipal was carved out of the then Western Dagomba District Council which comprised Tamale, Tolon and Savelugu. The municipal has its administrative capital at Savelugu. The municipal shares boundaries with Tolon Distirct and Kumbugu District to the west, Tamale Metropolis to the south and Yendi Municipal to the south-east. The municipality also shares boundaries with Karaga District to the East and West Mamprusi and Mamprugo/ Moaduri District to the North
chief executive's message
The various government interventions have helped in the growth of this Assembly.As the highest political and Administrative body , the Assembly is ensuring the success of these programmes. The Savelugu Municipal Assembly is strategically located.
It shares administrative boundaries with the Tamale Metro to the south, East Mamprusi to the North, Karaga to the East and Tolon Kumbumgu to the west. The area has a very good vegetation and therefore, has high potential for Agro forestry.