Offinso North

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Offinso North District. The District was carved out of the former Offinso District, now Offinso Municipal to facilitate rapid development of the area. Akomadan, a prominent community noted for its tomato cultivation is the District capital. It was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1856.


The total land area of the District is about 945.9 square kilometers and it lies between longitudes 10 60 W and 10 45 E and as well as latitudes 70 20 N and 60 50 S. It shares common boundaries with Techiman Municipal Assembly to the North, Sunyani Municipal Assembly to the West, Ejura Sekyeredumasi District Assembly to the East and the Offinso Municipal Assembly to the South.


Others are Nkoranza South District Assembly to the Northeast, Wenchi District Assembly to the Northwest, Tano North and South District Assemblies to the Southwest. The Trans-West- African Highway from Accra to Ouagadougou traverses the District, thus making it the main gateway to the Ashanti Region from the northern part of the country.


The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 56,881 with 28,300 males and 28,581 females.