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KWAHU SOUTH

DISTRICT PROFILE

Name of District, LI that establish the District and Location of the District
The Kwahu South District is one of the twenty-six (26) District Assemblies in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It was established in 1988 under L.I 1988, Act 1742. Mpraeso is the District capital.

Assembly Member (38)

  • Male (34)
  • Female (4)


LOCATION AND SIZE

The district shares common boundaries with Kwahu East to the North, Asante-Akim South to the West, the Kwahu West Municipality and East Akim District to the South and Fanteakwa District to the East. Specifically, it lies between latitudes 6°35” N and 6° 45” N and longitude 0° 55” W and 0° 20” W. The current size  of Kwahu South District is 602km².

POPULATION

The district has a population of 69,757, of which 33,094 are males representing 47.4 percent and 36,663 are females representing 52.6 percent. The rural population (50,883) exceeds the urban population (18,874). (GSS,2010 PHC) For 2015 it is projected at 107,850people (50,690 males and 57,160 females).


D.C.E. - HON. EMMANUEL ATTAH OFORI SNR


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

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