Centre for Local GOVERNANCE ADVOCACY

  • (+233) (0) 303 937 222
    (+233) (0) 54 406 0160

Ashanti

ATWIMA KWANWOMA

DISTRICT PROFILE

Atwima-Kwanwoma District  was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1853 of November 2007. The District was carved out of the former Bosomtwe Atwima Kwanwoma District with Atwima Foase as its District capital.

      Assembly Members (48)
  • Male (44)
  • Female (4)
Location and Size
The District is located on Latitude 6o24”N and 6o43” North and Longitude 1o15” and 1o46”West.  It has a total land size of 251.51 sq. km constituting 1.4 percent of the total land area of Ashanti region. The district capital, Foase is approximately 20 kilometers from Kumasi. Other  major  settlements  include  Ahenema Kokoben,  Trede,  Twedie,  Trabuom,  Nweneso No.1.  Atwima Boko, and Brofoyeduro among others. There are sixty four (64) settlements in the district.

Population
The population of Atwima Kwanwoma District, according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census,  is 90,634  representing  1.9  percent  of  the  region’s  total  population.  Males constitute 48.3 percent and females represent 51 percent.

D.C.E - Hon Nana Okyere- Tawiah Antwi
P.M. -


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

Other Related Links

Other Related Links