List of Ghana Parliament constituencies

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This is a list of the 275 constituencies represented in the Parliament of the Republic of Ghana, as at the December 2012 parliamentary election.[1] Each constituency is represented by a single Member of Parliament (MP). The number of seats was increased from 200 to 230 after the December 2000 elections.[2] The total list of constituencies was increased to 275 prior to the Ghanaian general election in 2012.[3]

Ashanti Region - 47 seats[edit]

Districts of Ashanti.

The number of constituencies in this region increased from 33 to 39 in 2004 and 47 in 2012 prior to the Ghana General Election, 2012. Some new districts were created in 2008 affecting the location of some constituencies.

Adansi North District
Adansi South District
Afigya-Kwabre District - created 2008
Ahafo Ano North District
Ahafo Ano South District
Amansie Central District
Amansie West District
Asante Akim North Municipal District
Asante Akim South District
Atwima Kwanwoma District - created 2008
Atwima Mponua District
Atwima Nwabiagya District
Bekwai Municipal District
Bosome Freho District - created 2008
Botsomtwe District
Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District
Ejura/Sekyedumase District
Kumasi Metropolitan District
Kwabre East District
Obuasi Municipal District
Offinso North District - created 2008
Offinso South Municipal District
Sekyere Afram Plains District - created 2008
Sekyere Central District - created 2008
Sekyere East District
Sekyere South District

Brong Ahafo Region - 29 seats[edit]

Districts of Brong Ahafo.

The number of constituencies increased from 21 to 24 in 2004 and 29 in 2012 prior to the Ghana General Election, 2012.

Asunafo North Municipal District
Asunafo South District
Asutifi District
Atebubu-Amantin District
Banda District
Berekum Municipal District
Dormaa East District - created 2008
Dormaa Municipal District
Jaman North District
Jaman South District
Kintampo North Municipal District
Kintampo South District
Nkoranza North District - created 2008
Nkoranza South District
Pru District
Sene District
Sunyani Municipal District
Sunyani West District - created 2008
Tain District
Tano North District
Tano South District
Techiman Municipal District
Wenchi Municipal District

Central Region - 23 seats[edit]

Districts of Central Ghana.

The number of constituencies in the region increased from 17 to 19 in 2004 and 23 in 2012 prior to the Ghanaian general election, 2012.

Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese District
Agona East District - created 2008
Agona West Municipal District
Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam District
Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa District
Assin North Municipal District
Assin South District
Awutu Senya District - created 2008
Cape Coast Metropolitan District
Effutu Municipal District
Gomoa East District - created 2008
Gomoa West District
Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem District
Mfantsiman Municipal District
Twifo/Heman/Lower Denkyira District
Upper Denkyira East Municipal District
Upper Denkyira West District - created 2008

Eastern Region - 33 seats[edit]

Districts of Eastern Ghana.

The number of constituencies was increased from 26 to 28 in 2004 and 33 in 2012 prior to the Ghanaian general election, 2012.

Akuapim North District
Akuapim South Municipal District
Akyemansa District - created 2008
Asuogyaman District
Atiwa District
Birim Central Municipal District
Birim North District
Birim South District - created 2008
East Akim Municipal District
Fanteakwa District
Kwaebibirem District
Kwahu East District
Kwahu North District
Kwahu South District
Kwahu West Municipal District
Lower Manya Krobo District
New-Juaben Municipal District
Suhum/Kraboa/Coaltar District
Upper Manya Krobo District - created 2008
West Akim District
Yilo Krobo District

Greater Accra Region - 34 seats[edit]

Districts of Greater Accra.

The number of constituencies increased from 22 to 27 in 2004 and 34 prior to the Ghanaian general election, 2012.

Accra Metropolis District
Adenta Municipal District - created 2008
Ashaiman Municipal District - created 2008
Dangme East District
Dangme West District
Ga East Municipal District
Ga South Municipal District - created 2008
Ga West Municipal District
Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal District - created 2008
Tema Municipal District

Northern Region - 31 seats[edit]

Districts of Northern Ghana.

The number of constituencies increased from 23 to 26 in 2004 and 31 in 2012 prior to the Ghanaian general election, 2012.

Bole District
Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District
Central Gonja District
Chereponi District - created 2008
East Gonja District
East Mamprusi District
Gushegu District
Karaga District
Nanumba North District
Nanumba South District
Saboba/Chereponi District
Savelugu-Nanton District
Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District
Tamale Municipal District
Tolon/Kumbungu District
West Gonja District
West Mamprusi District
Yendi Municipal District
Zabzugu/Tatale District

Upper East Region - 15 seats[edit]

Districts of Upper East Ghana.

The number of constituencies increased from 12 to 13 in 2004 and 15 in 2012 prior to the Ghanaian general election, 2012.

Bawku Municipal District
Bawku West District
Bolgatanga Municipal District
Bongo District
Builsa District
Garu-Tempane District
Kassena Nankana East District
Kassena Nankana West District - created 2008
Talensi-Nabdam District

Upper West Region - 11 seats[edit]

Districts of Upper West Ghana.

The number of constituencies increased from 8 to 10 and 11 in 2012 prior to the Ghanaian general election, 2012.

Jirapa District
Lambussie Karni District - created 2008
Lawra District
Nadowli District
Sissala East District
Sissala West District
Wa East District
Wa Municipal District
Wa West District

Volta Region - 26 seats[edit]

Districts of Volta.

The number of constituencies increased from 19 to 22 in 2004 and 26 in 2012 prior to the Ghanaian general election, 2012.

Adaklu District

The Adaklu District was created in 2012 from the former Adaklu-Anyigbe District.[4]

Afadzato South District

The Afadzato South District was created in 2012 from the Hohoe Municipal District.[5]

Agotime Ziope District

The Agotime Ziope District was created in 2012 from the former Adaklu-Anyigbe District.

Akatsi North District

The Akatsi North District was created in 2012 from the former Akatsi District.[6]

Akatsi South District

The Akatsi South District is the result of Akatsi North District being carved out of the former Akatsi District in 2012.[7]

Biakoye District - created 2008
Ho Municipal District
Ho West District

The Ho West District was carved out of the Ho Municipal District in 2012.[8]

Hohoe Municipal District
Jasikan District
Kadjebi District
Keta Municipal District
Ketu North District
Ketu South District
Kpando District
Krachi East District
Krachi Nchumuru District

Carved out of Krachi West District

Krachi West District
Nkwanta North District - created 2008
Nkwanta South District
North Tongu District
North Dayi District
South Dayi District
South Tongu District

Western Region - 26 seats[edit]

Districts of Western Ghana.

The number of constituencies increased from 19 to 22 in 2004 and 26 in 2012.

Ahanta West District
Aowin/Suaman District
Bia District
Bibiani/Anhwiaso/Bekwai District
Ellembelle District - created 2008
Jomoro District
Juabeso District
Mpohor/Wassa East District
Nzema East Municipal District
Prestea-Huni Valley District
Sefwi Akontombra - created 2008
Sefwi-Wiawso District
Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan District
Shama District - created 2008
Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal District
Wasa Amenfi East District
Wasa Amenfi West District

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "The Parliament of Ghana - FAQ's". The website of the Parliament of Ghana. Parliament of Ghana. 2004. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-23. 
  2. ^ "07 DECEMBER 2000 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION". AFRICAN ELECTIONS DATABASE. AfricanElections.tripod.com. 2006-06-01. Retrieved 2007-03-23. 
  3. ^ "Controversy Over the Creation OF 45 New Constituencies". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Volta » Adaklu (New)". GhanaDistricts.com. Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and Maks Publications & Media Services. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Volta » Afadzato South (New)". GhanaDistricts.com. Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and Maks Publications & Media Services. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Volta » Akatsi North (New)". GhanaDistricts.com. Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and Maks Publications & Media Services. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Volta » Akatsi North (New)". GhanaDistricts.com. Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and Maks Publications & Media Services. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Volta » Ho West (New)". GhanaDistricts.com. Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and Maks Publications & Media Services. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 

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