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BIA EAST

PROFILE OF THE DISTRICT

The Bia East District Assembly was established in 2012 under the Government Decentralisation Policy Programme by Legislative Instrument 2014. Adabokrom is the district capital and is one of the Twenty two (22) administrative authorities in the Western Region. The District was carved out of the then Bia District Assembly in 2012 as a result of the creation of more Districts and raising some Districts to Municipal status.

Assembly Members(16)
  • Males (10)
  • Females (6)

  • Adabokrom Area Council
  • Kaase Area Council
  • FosuKrom Area Council
  • Asem yinakrom Area Council
Location and Size

The District lies on the northern part of the Western Region and has a total land area of about 874.1square kilometers. The district shares boundaries with the Dorma West District Assembly to the North, Asunafo North to the North East, La Cote d’Ivoire to the west, and Bia West District to the south west.

Population

According to 2010 population and Housing Census; The total population reported for the district is 27,393 persons, Males constitute14,373 (52.5%), whilst females constitute 13,020 (47.5%) of the district total population. The total working force is 15,062 whiles Non –working force is 12,331.

D.C.E -  Hon. Richard Chebure

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

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