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Ashanti

ASANTE AKIM NORTH

DISTRICT PROFILE
Asante Akim North District is one of the newly created districts in Ghana in the year 2012. It was carved out of the then Asante Akim North Municipal and established by Legislative Instrument 2057 (Republic of Ghana, 2012). The District was inaugurated on 28th June, 2012 with Agogo as its Capital.

Assembly Members (32)
  • Males (29)
  • Females (3)

LOCATION AND SIZE
The District is located at the eastern part of the Ashanti Region and lies between latitudes 6030‟ and 7030‟ North and longitudes 0015‟ and 1020‟ West. It  shares boundaries  with  the Sekyere Kumawu District in the north, Kwahu East in the east, Asante Akim South District in the  south  and  the  Sekyere  East  District  in the  west. It  covers  a  land  area  of  1,126  square kilometers constituting 4.6  percent  of the region‟s land area  (24,389 square kilometers). The total population of the District is 69,186 in 2010. 

The district has a more populous rural sector (53.5%) than the urban sector (46.5%) .The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 117,245 With 57,951 males 59,294 females.

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