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FANTEAKWA

DISTRICT PROFILE

The Fanteakwa South District Assembly, with Osino as its capital. The District was carved and created out of the Old East Fanteakwa as a result of the creation of more Districts and upgrading some Districts to Municipal status in 2018. It was established under the Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2345

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LOCATION AND SIZE

The District lies at the central part of the Eastern Region with a total land area of 1150square kilometers. It shares boundaries with Kwahu North District Assembly to the North, Kwahu South District Assembly to the Northwest, East Akim Municipal and Atiwa District to the South and Yilo and Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly to the East. It bonded to the north by the Volta Lake.


POPULATION

The population of the Fanteakwa District according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census is at 108,614. The population of the District is varied in terms of ethnicity. It includes Akyem, Krobo, Kotokole, Ewe, Chamba, Gwan, Dagomba, Grushie, Basare and Moshi.

D.C.E. - HON. CHARLES OWARE-TWENEBOAH


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

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