Yilo Krobo District

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Yilo Krobo Municipal
Municipal
Eastern Region districts
Eastern Region districts
Yilo Krobo Municipal is located in Ghana
Yilo Krobo Municipal
Yilo Krobo Municipal
Location of Yilo Krobo district in Eastern Region
Coordinates: 6°6′36″N 0°6′36″W / 6.11000°N 0.11000°W / 6.11000; -0.11000Coordinates: 6°6′36″N 0°6′36″W / 6.11000°N 0.11000°W / 6.11000; -0.11000
Region Eastern Region
Capital Somanya
Government
 • Type District Assembly
 • District Executive Hon. Andrews Sodah
Area
 • Total 594 km2 (229 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

The Yilo Krobo District is one of the twenty-one (21) districts of the Eastern Region of south Ghana.[1] The capital is Somanya.

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The Yilo Krobo district is approximately between latitude 60 .00’N and 00 .30’N and between longitude 00 . 30’ and 10 .00’W. It covers an estimated area of 805sq.km, constituting 4.2 percent of the total area of the Eastern Region with Somanya as its capital. The Yilo Krobo district is bounded in the north and east by Lower Manya Krobo District, in the South by Akuapim North District and on the West by New-Juaben Municipal District, East Akim Municipal District and Fanteakwa District.[1]

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