Bosomtwe District

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Bosomtwe District
District
Districts of Ashanti
Districts of Ashanti
Bosomtwe District is located in Ghana
Bosomtwe District
Bosomtwe District
Districts of Ashanti
Coordinates: 6°32′N 1°29′W / 6.533°N 1.483°W / 6.533; -1.483Coordinates: 6°32′N 1°29′W / 6.533°N 1.483°W / 6.533; -1.483
Country  Ghana
Region Ashanti Region
Capital Kuntanase
Government
 • District Executive Veronica Antwi Agyei
Area
 • Total 718 km2 (277 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

The Bosomtwe District is one of the twenty-seven (27) districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Its capital is Kuntanase. The district was formed after the Atwima Kwanwoma District was taken out of the former Botsomtwe/Atwima/Kwanhuma District. This was itself carved from the former Ejisu/Juaben/Bosomtwe District.

Tourism[edit]

Bosomtwe District contains Lake Bosomtwe, one of the largest natural lakes in the world, and the lake resort is a popular tourist destination.

Economy[edit]

The district also contains minable gold, clay, and sand.

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