New-Juaben Municipal District

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New-Juaben Municipal District
District
Highway in Koforidua
Official seal of New-Juaben Municipal District
Seal
Eastern Region districts
Eastern Region districts
New-Juaben Municipal District is located in Ghana
New-Juaben Municipal District
New-Juaben Municipal District
Location of New-Juaben Municipal in Eastern Region
Coordinates: 6°06′N 0°16′W / 6.100°N 0.267°W / 6.100; -0.267Coordinates: 6°06′N 0°16′W / 6.100°N 0.267°W / 6.100; -0.267
RegionEastern Region
CapitalKoforidua
Government
 • TypeMunicipal District Assembly
 • District ExecutiveKwasi Adjei-Boateng
Area
 • Total110 km2 (40 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
 • Summer (DST)GMT

The New-Juaben Municipal District is one of the twenty-one (21) districts of the Eastern Region of south Ghana. The capital and Eastern Region capital lies at Koforidua.

Geography[edit]

Left:Boti Falls. Right:Akan Falls.

The New Juaben Municipality falls within Eastern Region of Ghana. The New Juaben Municipality covers an estimated area of 110 square kilometers constituting 0.57% of the total land area of Eastern Region.[1]

A predominant natural feature in Koforidua is the 'Obuo Tabri' Mountain, which is considered sacred. Nearby is Akosombo Dam which holds Lake Volta, the world's largest man-made lake. Waterfalls in the area such as Akan Falls and Boti Falls and the Umbrella Rock attract tourists to New-Juaben Municipal and Eastern Region.

Weather[edit]

New-Juaben Municipal has an annual rainfall ranging from 50 – 120 inches and 20 – 32 Celsius mean annual temperatures.

Boundaries[edit]

The New-Juaben Municipality shares boundaries with East-Akim Municipality to the northeast, Akuapim North District to the east and south and Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District to the west.

List of settlements[edit]

Settlements of New-Juaben Municipal District
No. Settlement Population Population year
1 Abotanso
2 Adom Ponsu Boampong
3 Akwadum
4 effiduase
5 Asikasu Asuogya
6 Asokore
7 Betom
8 Dansuagya
9 Densu Dam Site
10 Effiduase
11 Jumapo
12 Ketenkye
13 Kofikrom
14 Koforidua 130,810 2013
15 Koforidua-Ada
16 Koforidua Korle Kwanta
17 Mpaem
18 Nyerede Okper
19 Nyerede Trom
20 Oyoko
21 Srodae
22 Suhyen
23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New-Juaben Municipal". New Juaben. Archived from the original on February 11, 2010.