Nkwanta South District

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Nkwanta South District
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Region Volta Region
District type Ordinary
District Chief Executive Joseph Nyofam Ninkab
Capital Nkwanta
Area - km²
Population
ISO 3166 GH-TV-NK

The Nkwanta South District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. Its capital and administrative centre is Nkwanta.

History[edit]

The Nkwanta South District was one of the 28 new districts inaugurated officially on 29 February 2008 by the then president of Ghana John Agyekum Kufour. The former Nkwanta District was split in 2008 into this district and the Nkwanta North District. Nkwanta, the capital of the former Nkwanta District remains as the capital of the new Nkwanta South District. The old Nkwanta district was itself carved out of the Kete Krachi District in 1989.

Location and geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The Nkwanta South District is located north of the Volta Region.

Villages[edit]

In addition to Nkwanta, the capital and administrative centre, Nkwanta South District contains the following villages:

  • Abunyanya
  • Bonakye
  • Bontibor
  • Brewaniase
  • Damaniko
  • Odumase Adele
  • Ofosu
  • Kabre Akura
  • Kecheibi
  • Keri
  • Kpassa
  • Nabu
  • New Agou
  • Nsuogya (Asodja)
  • Nyambong
  • Pusupu
  • Sibi Central
  • Sibi Hill Top
  • Tinjase

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Coordinates: 8°15′26″N 0°31′07″E / 8.2572°N 0.5186°E / 8.2572; 0.5186