Kpando Municipal

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Kpando Municipality is  one of the twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana and it is one of the oldest in the country. The Municipality lies within Latitudes 6° 20’ N and 7° 05’ N, and Longitude 0° 17’ E. It was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2073 and shares boundaries with Biakoye District in the north, Afajato South to the East and North Dayi District in the south.


The Volta Lake, which stretches over 80km of the coastal line, demarcates the western boundary. The Municipality covers approximately a total land area of 820 square kilometers representing 4.5% of the Volta Region with almost 30% of the land submerged by the Volta Lake. Kpando, the Municipal capital, is about 70km from Ho, the Regional Capital. The location of the Municipality places it at a strategic position with potential for fast economic growth and development.

 

The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 53,736 with 25,904 males and 27,832 females.