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Ahafo

TANO NORTH

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Tano North District is one of the twenty-seven Administrative Districts in the BrongAhafo Region. It was carved out of the Tano District in 2004 with Duayaw-Nkwanta as its administrative Capital. The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1754. Its Capital is Bechem.

Assembly Members (38)
  • Males (33)
  • Females (5)
LOCATION AND SIZE
The District shares boundaries with Offinso North District to the North-East and Ahafo Ano North District to the South, all in the Ashanti Region. In the East with Tano South and on the West with Sunyani Municipality and Asutifi District of the Brong-Ahafo Region .The District lies between Latitudes 7º00′ N and 7º25′N and Longitudes 2º03′ W and 2º15′ W. It has a total land area of 837.4 square kilometers and constitutes about 1.8 percent of the total land area of the Brong Ahafo Region.

POPULATION
The population of the district according to 2010 Population Housing Census stands at 79,973.

D.C.E - HON. ERNEST KWARTENG

                source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2016 and other sources

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