Birim Central Municipal District

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Birim Central Municipal District
District
Official seal of Birim Central Municipal District
Seal
Eastern Region districts
Eastern Region districts
Birim Central Municipal District is located in Ghana
Birim Central Municipal District
Birim Central Municipal District
Location of Birim Central Municipal in Eastern Region
Coordinates: 05°55′29.89″N 00°58′55.78″W / 5.9249694°N 0.9821611°W / 5.9249694; -0.9821611Coordinates: 05°55′29.89″N 00°58′55.78″W / 5.9249694°N 0.9821611°W / 5.9249694; -0.9821611
Region Eastern Region
Capital Akim Oda
Urban/Area/Town Councils 7
Government
 • Type Municipal District Assembly
 • District Executive Ophelia Koomson
Area
 • Total 1,090 km2 (420 sq mi)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)
Website Official website

The Birim Central Municipal District is one of the twenty-one (21) districts of the Eastern Region of south Ghana. Its capital is Akim Oda. The Birim Central Municipal district was one of the new districts created in 2008 in Ghana.[1]

Boundaries[edit]

Birim Central Municipal district is located in the southwestern corner of the Eastern Region. To the north is the Birim North and Kwaebibirem districts and to the west, the Adansi South district in the Ashanti and the Assin North district. Birim Central Municipal district's southern neighbours are Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa and Agona West Municipal districts in Central Region. The West Akim Municipal district lies to the east of Birim Central Municipal district.[1]

Tourism[edit]

The Big Tree is one of the major attractions in Birim Central Municipal district. It is believed to be the biggest in West Africa and measures 12 metres in circumference and 66.5 metres in height. The tree is in the Esen Epan Forest Reserve, one of 9 forest reserves in the Birim Central Municipal district.[2]

List of settlements[edit]

Settlements of Birim Central Municipal District
No. Settlement Population Population year
1 Akim Oda 60,604 2013

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eastern Region » Birim Central Municipal". Archived from the original on 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2010-09-04. 
  2. ^ "Birim Central Municipal - municipality information". birimcentral. Retrieved 2010-09-04.