Volta

Krachi

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Krachi East District is one of the twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1755 and can be located at the North Western comer of the Volta Region of Ghana and lies between latitudes 7° 40’N and 8° 15’N and longitudes 0° 6’E and 0°20’E. It has a total surface area of 2528 sq. km with water covering about 15% with its Administrative capital being Dambai. The District shares boundaries with Krachi West to the north.


To the south with Biakoye District, to the west with the Volta Lake and to the east with Kadjebi District. This location places the district at a strategic position - the central point between the Northern part and Southern part of the Eastern corridor of Ghana. The District can therefore take advantage of its strategic location to invest in gate way programmes to both the Southern and Northern Ghana. 


Similarly, strategic facilities of national importance aimed at wider coverage for both the southern and northern Ghana can be conveniently located in the district to achieve the desired results. Being strategically located in the transitional zone, the district has the advantage of experiencing mixed climatic conditions that has both positive and adverse implications for the district’s development.


The population of the municipality according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 116,804 with 60,730 males and 56,074 females.