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Ashanti

BOSOMTWE

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Bosomtwe District was created by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1922 of 2007 from the Bosomtwe-Atwima-Kwanwoma District which had two (2) constituencies. The Bosomtwe District was created due to the growing population and the need to ensure that development reaches every part of the District. The capital of the District is Kuntenase which is about 30 kilometres from Kumasi, the Regional capital.The Bosomtwe District Assembly comprises of one (1) Constituency, Thirty-five (35) Electoral Areas, Three (3) Area Councils and Thirty-five (35) Unit Committees.The Assembly has a total membership of Fifty (50) and it is made up of the following;Thirty-five (35) Elected Representatives, Fifteen (15) persons appointed by the President in consultation with the Traditional Authorities and other interest groups (Government Appointees), the District Chief Executive and the Member of Parliament.

Assembly Members (50)
  • Males (45)
  • Females (5)
Location and Size
The Bosomtwe District,  is located  in  the central part of the  Ashanti Region and lies within Latitudes 6°  24’ South and 6° 43’ North and  Longitudes 1° 15’ East  and 1° 46’ West. It is bounded  in  the  north  by Kumasi  Metropolitan  Assembly,  in  the  east  by  Ejisu-Juaben Municipal, the south by  Bekwai Municipal and  Bosome-Freho  District, and  in the west by Atwima-  Kwanwoma District. The District has a land size of 422.5 sq km with a population density of 222.3 persons per sq km. The District has 66 communities, which have been zoned into three area councils namely, Jachie, Kuntanase and Boneso.

Population
The population of Bosomtwe District, according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, is 93,910 representing 2.0 percent of the region’s total population.  Males constitute 47.7 percent and females represent 52.3 percent.

D.C.E - HON. JOSEPH KWASI ASUMING

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

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