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Ashanti

AHAFO ANO SOUTH

DISTRICT PROFILE
Ahafo  Ano South District is one of the thirty (30) administrative districts  in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The district capital, Mankranso is located about 34 kilometres north-west of Kumasi on the Kumasi-Sunyani highway. The district was part of the former Ahafo  Ano  District Council under Legislative Instrument 1419.
Assembly Members (72)
  • Male (66)
  • female (6)
Location and Size
The  Ahafo  Ano  South  District  is  located  on  latitude  6°42'  north  and  longitude  1°45'N  and 2°20'W. It is located on the north-western part of the Ashanti Region. It is  bounded to the north east  by  Tano  North District  of  the  Brong  Ahafo  Region,  north-west  by  Ahafo  Ano  North District,  to  the south by Atwima Nwabiagya District, and  to  the east by the Offinso North District all in the Ashanti Region. The district covers a total surface area of about 1190.7 k2, representing 4.9 percent of the region’s total surface area.

Population
The population of the district in 2010, according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, is 121,659. Males constitute 50.8 percent and females represent 49.2 percent.

D.C.E - HON. JOSEPH AGYEMAN DAPAAH

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