Biakoye District

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Biakoye District
Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana.
Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana.
Region Volta
District type Ordinary
Inaugurated 29 February 2008
Capital Nkonya Ahenkro
Government
 • Chief Executive Louis Nana Akattah
ISO 3166 code GH-TV-BI

The Biakoye District is one of the twenty-five (25) districts in the Volta Region. Biakoye district capital and administrative centre is Nkonya Ahenkro.

History[edit]

The Biakoye District was created in 2008 and inaugurated officially on 29 February 2008.

Towns[1][edit]

  • Aboabo
  • Tapa Amanfrom
  • Dedekrom
  • Oyiran
  • Bowiri Amanfrom
  • Bowiri Kyirahin
  • Takrabe
  • Aboabo Abohire
  • Takrabe
  • Anlokodzi
  • Bongo
  • Odumase
  • Bowiri Kofzi
  • Bowiri New-Kwamekrom
  • Nkonya Tepo
  • Nkonya Ntumda
  • Nkonya Kadjebi
  • Nikonya Tayi
  • Nkonya Ntsumuru
  • Nkonya Ahenkro
  • Nkonya Akloba
  • Asakyiri
  • Ahundwo
  • Nkonya Bumbulla Adenkesu
  • Nkonya
  • Wurupong
  • Awerekyekye
  • Gyamerakrom
  • Osoroasuom
  • Kotomase
  • Apesokubi
  • Akposo-Kabo

Notable people[edit]

One of the notable citizens of the District is Ave K. Kludze, a NASA rocket scientist who was honoured at the village of Gbi Kpeme, near Nkonya Ahenkro during a festival.[2]

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