Asante Akim North Municipality is one of the newly created districts in Ghana in the year 2012. It was carved out of the then Asante Akim North Municipal (Now Asante Akim Central Municipal) and established by Legislative Instrument 2057 (Republic of Ghana, 2012). The Municipality was inaugurated on 28th June, 2012 with Agogo as its capital.

This chapter focuses on the historical background of the Asante Akim North Municipality. It further discusses the physical features including location, size, relief, drainage, climate, vegetation, geology and soils in the Municipality. In addition, it covers the socio-cultural characteristics of the population, administrative and political structure as well as social and economic infrastructural facilities. Finally, the chapter discusses the methodology employed in conducting the 2010 PHC and definition of the concepts used.



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