South Tongu District

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South Tongu District
Districts of Volta Region
Districts of Volta Region
South Tongu District is located in Ghana
South Tongu District
South Tongu District
Location of South Tongu District within Volta
Coordinates: 6°0′0.36″N 0°35′56.76″E / 6.0001000°N 0.5991000°E / 6.0001000; 0.5991000
Country Ghana
Region Volta
CapitalSogakope
Government
 • District ExecutiveHon. Emmanuel Louise Agamah
Area
 • Total623 km2 (241 sq mi)
Population
 (2021[1])
 • Total113,114
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
ISO 3166 codeGH-TV-ST

South Tongu District is one of the eighteen districts in Volta Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly on 10 March 1989, which was created from the former Tongu District Council, which was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1466. The district assembly is located in the southwest part of Volta Region and has Sogakope as its capital town.[2]

Geography[edit]

There are many streams in South Tongu District. The prominent ones are the Chinni and the Todzi. The Volta River runs to the west of this district.[2]

Boundaries[edit]

South Tongu District is bounded by:

External links[edit]

  • "Districts of Ghana". Statoids.
  • GhanaDistricts.com
  • South Tongu District Official Website

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ghana: Administrative Division
  2. ^ a b c "Volta Region » South Tongu". GhanaDistricts.com. Retrieved 2010-02-08.

Coordinates: 6°0′0.36″N 0°35′56.76″E / 6.0001000°N 0.5991000°E / 6.0001000; 0.5991000