Akuapim South Municipal District
|Akuapim South Municipal District|
|— District —|
|• Type||Municipal District Assembly|
|• District Executive||Godfred Osei-Bonsu Twum|
|• Total||440 km2 (170 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||GMT (UTC)|
The Akuapim South Municipal District is one of the eighteen (18) districts of the Eastern Region of Ghana. Its capital is Nsawam. The district was upgraded from an ordinary district to a municipality in February 2008.
Akuapim South Municipality lies in the Southeastern part of the Eastern region. It borders Suhum-Kraboa Coaltar in the northwest, and Akuapim North District in the northeast. It covers an area of 440 km2.
It has an undulating topography with two main ecological zones namely the moist semi-deciduous forest and coastal savannah grassland, with residents of the district dependent on the river Densu for water supply at the Akuapim South municipal water treatment plant.
List of settlements
|Settlements of Akuapim South Municipal District|
|This Ghana location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|