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Ashanti

ADANSI SOUTH

DISTRICT PROFILE
Adansi South District Assembly (ASDA) is one of the Thirty (30) administrative Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It was carved out of the Adansi West District and Adansi East District Assemblies in the year 2004 with Legislative Instrument (LI 1752).The number of Communities in the District is 180. However most of the communities are hamlets with a population of less than fifty in a community.The District is made up of forty-one (41) elected and nineteen (19) appointed Assembly members.
 
Assembly Members (59)
  • Male (52)
  • Female (7)
There are also two (2) constituencies representing Akrofuom and New Edubiase respectively. There is one (1) Town council and six (6) Area councils. It is further sub-divided into 48 Electoral Areas. The District is endowed with forest resources with several species of timber. The soil type and the rainfall pattern are very condusive for agricultural produce such as citrus, cocoa, oil palm, plantain, cassava etc.


Population
The total population of Adansi South District, according to 2010 Population and Housing Census, is 115,378. This is made up of 58,039 males and 57,339 females.


D.C.E - HON. FRANCIS K. ANKOMAH 

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