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Greater Accra

ADA EAST

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Ada East forms one of the Districts of the Greater Accra region. It was curved out of the Dangme East District. The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2029 in March 2012. The Ada East District is situated in the Eastern part of the Greater Accra Region. The district has a 39 member assembly committee with a sub-committee of 11 members.

LOCATION AND SIZE
The total land area of the District is 289.783 (square km). The District shares common boundaries with the Central Tongu District to the North, South Tongu District and Ada West tothe East and West respectively. It is bounded to the South by the Gulf of Guinea, which stretches over 18 kilometers from Kewunor to Totope. It is also bounded by the Volta River South-Eastwards extending to the Gulf of Guinea Southwards thereby forming an Estuary, about 2 kilometers away from the District capital, Ada-Foah. The main economic activity in the land is highly represented in agriculture; forestry and fishery.
 
The population of Ada East District according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census is 71,671 representing 1.8 percent of the region’s total population.

Assembly Members (36)
  • Males (29)
  • Females (7)

D.C.E - HON. Mrs. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee


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

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