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SEFWI-AKONTOMBRA

DISTRICT PROFILE
Sefwi Akontombra District Assembly was made and inaugurated on 28th February, 2008 by Local Government Act 463, 1993. The Legislative Instrument (LI) 1884 established the Assembly.

Assembly Members (22)
  • Males (21)
  • Females (1)
LOCATION AND SIZE
The Sefwi Akontombra District lies in the North Eastern part of the Western Region between Latitudes 60 N and 60 30’ N and Longitudes 20 45’ W and 20 15’ W. The Sefwi Wiawso Municipal Assembly bounds it to the East and Bodi District to the North, Suaman to the South-East and Wassa Amenfi to the South-West It covers an area of 1,117 sq.km, representing 3% of land area of the Western Region. It is roughly rectangular in shape with the District capital, Akontombra almost on the extreme western perimeter. Sefwi Akontombra, the District capital is 69.0 km away from Sefwi Wiawso by second class (gravel dressed) road, and 306 km away from Sekondi/Takoradi, the regional capital.

D.C.E - Hon. Yawson Amoah

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