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AGORTIME ZIOPE

DISTRICT PROFILE
Agotime –Ziope District was established by legislative instrument (LI 2080) of Parliament in 2012 with the split of the then Adaklu-Anyigbe District into Agotime –Ziope and Adaklu District. Its capital is Agotime–Kpetoe.

 
LOCATION AND SIZE
Agotime –Ziope District Assembly shares boundary with the Republic of Togo to the East, Akatsi North and Central Tongu District to the south, and the Adaklu District to the west and north. The district covers a total land area of about six hundred and thirty seven kilometre square (637km2).

POPULATION
Agotime –Ziope District has a population of 34,456 (2010 Population and housing Census), with the females constituting about 54.20%, whiles the males constitute 45.8%. The most densely populated areas are Kpetoe, Ziope, Afegame and Akpokope. The average household size in these settlements is 4.8%.

 
DISTRICT ECONOMY
The most dominant economic sector in the district is agriculture which employs about 70 percent of the labour force. The district is well known in the region for the production of tomatoes and maize. Other major food and tree crops produced in the district are rice, sweet potatoes, yam, cassava, okro, cowpea, groundnut, pepper, and vegetables. Maize and cassava are the main staple foods and are therefore grown by majority of farmers across the district. Maize production is mostly done by the people of Ziope, and yam by the people of Agotime.

2015 REVENUE - 3212365.2

2016 REVENUE - 3099533.01

2016 EXPENDITURE - 3406121.18

D.C.E - Hon. David Dickson Dzorkpe

PM - Hon. Michael Koblah Adzaho

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

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