Asante Akim North

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The Asante Akim North District with its capital Agogo is situated at the Eastern part of the Ashanti region. Its eastern boarder forms part of the regional boundary dividing the Ashanti and Eastern Regions.

 

The district covers a total surface area of about 1217.7 square kilometers (472.4 sq miles) which form about five percent (5%) of the total area of the Ashanti Region, and 0.5 percent of the total area of the country. The built environment consists of 369.482 square kilometers with the natural environment forming 848.218 square kilometers of the total land area.


The District was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2057 and it shares common boundaries on the North and North-West with Asante Akim North District and Kwahu South District on the West. On the South-West lies Amansie East District and on the South-East is Birim North District in the Eastern Region.

 

The population of the district according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 117,245 With 57,951 males 59,294 females.