East Akim Municipal District

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East Akim Municipal Assembly
Municipal
Official seal of East Akim Municipal Assembly
Seal
Eastern Region districts
Eastern Region districts
East Akim Municipal Assembly is located in Ghana
East Akim Municipal Assembly
East Akim Municipal Assembly
Location of East Akim Municipal in Eastern Region
Coordinates: 6°10′05″N 0°33′07″W / 6.168°N 0.552°W / 6.168; -0.552Coordinates: 6°10′05″N 0°33′07″W / 6.168°N 0.552°W / 6.168; -0.552
Region Eastern Region
Capital Kibi
Government
 • Type Municipal District Assembly
 • District Executive Simon Peter Asirifi
Area
 • Total 752 km2 (290 sq mi)
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

The East Akim Municipal District is one of the twenty-one (21) districts of the Eastern Region of south Ghana. The capital is Kibi.

History[edit]

East Akim Municipal district used to be a larger district in surface area. The Atiwa District was carved out of it in 2004.[1] In February 2008, it was one of the districts upgraded to municipal status by the NPP Kufuor government.

List of settlements[edit]

Settlements of East Akim Municipal District
No. Settlement Population Population year
1 Akim Apapam
2 Akim Tafo
3 Apedwa
4 Asafo
5 Asiakwa
6 Bunso
7 Maase
8 New Tafo
9 Nkronso
10 Old Tafo
11 Osiem
12 Kibi 11,677 2013
13 Kukurantumi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eastern Region » East Akim Municipal". Retrieved 2009-11-20. 

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