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JASIKAN

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Jasikan District Assembly was established under L.1.1464 of 1989 with Jasikan as the district capital.

Assembly Members (39)
  • Males (35)
  • Females (4)
LOCATION AND SIZE
The Jasikan District is located in the Northern part of the Volta Region. It shares boundary with Kadjebi district to the North, Biakoye District in the Western part, the Southern part with Hohoe Municipal and in the Eastern part with the Republic of Togo. The District has a total area of about 510 sqkms. Jasikan the District capital, lies 260kms North-East of Accra, the nation’s capital.

POPULATION
The District has a total population of 59,181 scattered over about sixty-two (62) rural communities (2010 PHC). The communities are in fact very rural with population of female, 30,039 and Male of 29,142.The relatively bigger towns are Jasikan, the District Capital,Okadjakrom, New Ayoma, Kute and Bodada.


D.C.E - Hon Lawrence Aziale

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