East Akim Municipal District

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East Akim Municipal Assembly
Official seal of East Akim Municipal Assembly
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
RegionEastern Region
 • TypeMunicipal District Assembly
 • District ExecutiveOwusu Twum Ampofo
 • Total752 km2 (290 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
 • Summer (DST)GMT

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


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 6544 2017
12 Kibi 11,677 2013
13 Kukurantumi


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