The Pungu Zonal Council is one of the Six (6) Zonal Councils of Kassena Nankana Municipal Assembly (KNMA). The Zonal Council is bounded by Doba Zonal Council to the West, Manyoro Zonal Council to the North and Navrongo Zonal Council to the South and East.
The 2010 Population and Housing Census estimated the population of the Zonal Council as 7,836 with 1,410 households. Using the Kassena Nankana Municipal growth rate of 1.8%, it is estimated that the 2020 population of the area stands at 9,366.
It has five (5) Electoral areas as follows;
Some Communities within the area include; Pungu Central, Telania, Nimbasinia, Punyoro, Bawiu, Wusungu, Nyangua, Tekuru, Yitonia etc. The Zonal Council houses some commercial activities such as educational and health services.