Akuapim South Municipal District

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Akuapim South Municipal District
District
Official seal of Akuapim South Municipal District
Seal
Eastern Region districts
Eastern Region districts
Akuapim South Municipal District is located in Ghana
Akuapim South Municipal District
Akuapim South Municipal District
Location of Akuapim South Municipal in Eastern Region
Coordinates: 5°48′36.09″N 0°21′0.68″W / 5.8100250°N 0.3501889°W / 5.8100250; -0.3501889Coordinates: 5°48′36.09″N 0°21′0.68″W / 5.8100250°N 0.3501889°W / 5.8100250; -0.3501889
Region Eastern Region
Capital Nsawam
Government
 • Type Municipal District Assembly
 • District Executive Godfred Osei-Bonsu Twum
Area
 • Total 440 km2 (170 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

The Akuapim South Municipal District is one of the twenty-one (21) districts of the Eastern Region of south Ghana. Its capital is Nsawam. The district was upgraded from an ordinary district to a municipality in February 2008.

Geography[edit]

Akuapim South Municipality lies in the Southeastern part of the Eastern region. It borders Suhum-Kraboa Coaltar in the northwest, and Akuapim North District in the northeast. It covers an area of 440 km2.

Topography[edit]

It has an undulating topography with two main ecological zones namely the moist semi-deciduous forest and coastal savannah grassland, with the district dependent on the river Densu for water supply at the Akuapim South municipal water treatment plant.

List of settlements[edit]

Settlements of Akuapim South Municipal District
No. Settlement Population Population year
1 Aburi 18,701 2013
2 Adoagyiri
3 Adamorobe
4 Adeiso
5 Ahwerase
6 Ahwerease
7 Amanfrom
8 Ankwa Dobro
9 Anoff
10 Berekuso
11 Dago
12 Darmang
13 Fotobi
14 Konkonuru
15 Kitase
16 Nsakye
17 Nsawam 44,522 2013
18 Ntoaso
19 Owuraku
20 Pakro
21 Pampanso
22 Pokrom
23 Sekyikrom

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