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Western

ELLEMBELE

DISTRICT PROFILE
The District was carved out of the then Nzema East District, now Nzema East Municipal in December 2007 by Legislative Instrument 1918 and inaugurated in February 2008 with Nkroful as the administrative capital. The Assembly has a total of fifty four (54) members. This is made up of;Thirty eight (38) elected members, Sixteen (16) Government Appointees, The District chief executive and a Member of Parliament. Constituency and Area CouncilsThe District has only one constituency, the Ellembelle Constituency with a total of Seven (7) Area Councils: Aiyinase, Asasetre, Nkroful, Awiebo, Esiama, Kikam, and Atuabo.

Assembly Members (54)
  • Males (51)
  • Females (3)
LOCATION AND SIZE
Location -Western Region Longitudes 2º05’ W and 2º35’ W & latitude4º40N and 5º20N. Adjoining Districts Jomoro to the West, Wasa Amenfi West to the North, Nzema East to the South-East, Nsuaem Municipal to the East Land area1,468 Square km (362,742.80 hectares)

POPULATION
2013 Projections (124,768 ): Males: 57,072 , Female: 67,696

D.C.E- Hon. Stephen Donkor

                             source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2015 and other sources

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