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    KWAHU AFRAM PLAINS SOUTH

    DISTRICT PROFILE

    The Kwahu Afram Plains South District is one of the 26 administrative districts in the Eastern Region. The Kwahu Afram Plains South was carved out of the then Kwahu North District Assembly and established by the legislative instrument LI 2045, with its capital at Tease in the year 2012.

    Assembly Members (41)
    • Male (37)
    • Female (4)

    LOCATION AND SIZE

    Kwahu Afram Plains South District is located at the North-Western corner of the Eastern region. It covers an area of 2,520 sq. km in terms of landmass. The District shares boundaries to the North by Kwahu Afram Plains North, South by Kwahu South District, to the East with Volta Lake and to the West with two districts in the Ashanti region precisely the Ashanti Akyem and Sekyere East Districts. There are three main entrances into the Kwahu Afram Plains South District by road. Namely: the Nkawkaw –Mpraeso –Bepong –Kwahu Tafo and Adawso, where the three Kilometer wide Afram River is crossed to Ekye –Amanfrom by Ferry operated by the Volta Lake Transport Company (VLTC). The second entrance is through Agogo –Dome –Maame Krobo then to Tease, the district capital. The third route is through Donkorkrom to Tease.

    POPULATION

    The population in 2015 is estimated to be about 128,328 with an inter censual growth rate of about 2.1%. It represents 4.3% of the total population of the Eastern Region and has about 253 communities. The population growth is mainly due to the migration of people to the District capital, Tease and Maame Krobo, one of the leading market centers. Ethnically, the predominant ethnic group is the Ewes followed by Akan, the Kwahus, as well as tribes from the Northern extraction of the country with other smaller ethnic groups represented and also very noteworthy is the increasing number of the Nomadic Fulanis. However, the widely spoken language in the district is Twi.

    D.C.E. – HON. OFORI GEORGE


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