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ASOKORE MAMPONG

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly  was carved out of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly due to the growing population of the Kumasi Metropolis. This was aimed at allowing government implement its policies of local governance for the benefit of the entire citizenry and also to decentralize the area. The Assembly was created under the Government’s Decentralization Programme in 2012 under Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2112 on June 29, 2012, with Asokore Mampong as its capital.

Assembly Members (15)
  • Males (13)
  • Females (2)
Location and Size
The Municipality covers a total land area of 23.91 km2and it is located in the North-Eastern part of the Kumasi Metropolis. It shares boundaries with Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to the East, South and West, Kwabre East District to the North-West and Ejisu-Juabeng Municipal Assembly to the North-East.

Population
The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument, (L.I) 2112. Although a small land size, the Municipality has a population of 304,815 (PHC, 2010) with 10 electoral areas namely; Aboabo No.1, Aboabo No.2, Adukrom, Akurem, Asokore Mampong, Sawaba, Asawasi, New Zongo, Sepe-Tinpom and Akwatialine Electoral Areas.



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