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Ashanti

SEKYERE KUMAWU

DISTRICT PROFILE
Kumawu District (formerly Sekyere Afram Plains District) is located between latitude 0° 20’ N and 1° 20’ N and longitudes 6° 52’ W and 7° 32’ W. It covers an estimated land area of 3,500.56 square kilometers.

Assembly Members (36)
  • Males (33)
  • Females (3)
Location and Size
The  Sekyere  Kumawu  District  is  located  between  Latitudes  0°  20 and  1°  20  North  and Longitudes 0°  45  and  1°  15 West.  It  covers  an  estimated  land  area  of  1,500.6  square kilometres,  which  is  6.2 percent  of  the  total  land  of  Ashanti  Region.  The  District  shares boundaries with Sekyere  Central  District to  the  west,  Sekyere  East  and  Asante  Akim  North Districts to the  south and the Sekyere  Afram Plains District to the east. Kumawu, the capital is about 54 kilometres north-east of Kumasi, the capital of Ashanti Region.

Population
The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census  stands at 28,535 with 15,184 males and 13,351 females.

D.C.E - HON. SAMUEL ADDAI AGYEKUM

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

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