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KWAHU AFRAM PLAINS NORTH

DISTRICT PROFILE

The Kwahu Afram Plains North District was carved from the then Kwahu North District established by the legislative instrument, LI 1415, 1988 with its capital at Donkorkrom. The new District, Kwahu Afram Plains North was established by the legislative instrument (LI) 2044 in 2012 and maintained its capital at Donkorkrom.

Assembly Members (47)

  • Male (42)
  • Female (5)

POPULATION

The 2010 National Population and Housing census puts the District's population at 112,563 with an inter censal growth rate of about 2.4%. The projected population for 2017 is rated as “173,203”.The population growth is mainly due to the influence of migration of people to the District.The District covers an area of 2,520 sq km in terms of water and landmass. Three quarters of the communities are located on the Islands within the water bodies.

D.C.E. – HON.  SAMUEL KENA



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

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