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AFIGYA KWABRE

DISTRICT PROFILE
Afigya Kwabre District Assembly was established by Legislative Instrument  (L. I) 1885 of 1st November, 2007. It was carved out of the former Kwabre and Afigya Sekyere District Assemblies. The capital of the District is Kodie.

 Assembly Members (61)
  • Male (55)
  • Female (6)

Location
The District is located in the central part of Ashanti Region of Ghana and has an area of about 409.4 square kilometers being 1.44% of the land area of Ashanti Region. The District is bounded by Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to the South, Offinso Municipal to the west, Kwabre East District to the East and Atwima Nwabiagya to the South-West.

 

Population
According to the 2010 population and housing census, the District has a population of 136,140. With an annual growth rate of 3.9%, the total population of the district as projected to the year 2016 is 153,710. The female population represents 51.26% as against 48.7% for the males. There are eight (8) settlements which have attained urban status namely; Atimatim, Afrancho, Kyekyewere, Tetrem, Ankaase, Ahenkro, Adwumakase-kese and Nkukua Buoho . The District has two (2) Constituencies namely; Afigya Kwabre North and Afigya Kwabre South Constituencies. There are about ninety-seven (97) settlements in the District, which have been delineated into forty-two (42) Electoral Areas for the purpose of District Assembly elections.


D.C.E - HON. KWASI KARIKARI ACHAMFOUR  

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

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