Adansi South District

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Adansi South District
District
Districts of Ashanti
Districts of Ashanti
Adansi South District is located in Ghana
Adansi South District
Adansi South District
Districts of Ashanti
Coordinates: 6°4′N 1°24′W / 6.067°N 1.400°W / 6.067; -1.400
Country  Ghana
Region Ashanti Region
Capital New Edubiase
Government
 • District Executive Francis Kwabena Ankomah
Area
 • Total 1,380 km2 (530 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

The Adansi South District is one of the twenty-seven (27) districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, and the southernmost district in the Ashanti Region. Its capital is New Edubiase.

Geography[edit]

Adansi South District lies entirely in a forest.

Economy[edit]

The district contains eight forest reserves. Hardwood lumber is a major district asset. It is on record to be one of the largest cocoa producing areas in Ghana. Among the crops grown in Adansi South are pineapples, cashews, rice.

Tourism[edit]

The region is popular for eco-tourism, containing many scenic waterfalls and mountain ranges.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 6°4′N 1°24′W / 6.067°N 1.400°W / 6.067; -1.400