Asante Akim Central Municipal

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The Asante Akim Central Municipal (formerly Asante Akim North Municipal) Assembly is one of the 30 Districts in the Ashanti Region. It was carved out of the erstwhile Asante Akim District Council in 1988 as part of the Ghana’s Decentralization Process.


It has Konongo as its Capital Town. The Municipality is located in the eastern part of Ashanti Region and lies between latitude 60 30’ North and 70 30’ North and longitude 00 15’ West and 10 20’ West. It covers a land area of 1,160 sq. km with an estimated population of 169,976 in 2010 (projection from 2000 Population Census.


The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2056 and it shares boundaries with Sekyere East on the north, Kwahu South on the east, Asante Akim South on the south and Ejisu-Juaben on the west.

 

The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 71,508 with 33,942 males 37,566 females.