Akim Swedru is a town and the capital of Birim South District, a district in the Eastern Region of south Ghana. Akim Swedru has a 2013 settlement population of 10,379 people.[1][2]

Akim Swedru
Akim Swedru is located in Ghana
Akim Swedru
Akim Swedru
Location of Akim Swedru in Eastern Region, Ghana
Coordinates: 05°53′38.24″N 01°00′45.6″W / 5.8939556°N 1.012667°W / 5.8939556; -1.012667Coordinates: 05°53′38.24″N 01°00′45.6″W / 5.8939556°N 1.012667°W / 5.8939556; -1.012667
Country Ghana
Region Eastern Region
DistrictBirim South District
Elevation
116 m (381 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total10,379[1]
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT

PeopleEdit

The people of Akim Swedru belong to the Akyem people. The are one of the groups which make up the Akan people in Ghana.

LocationEdit

To the northwest of Swedru is Aduasa. To the north is a village called Jedem and spanning from northeast to the east is Akim Oda, the district capital. Other towns and villages to the east are Ewisa, Akim Asawaase, Ntutumerim, Anyinam, Aboabo, Asene, Batabe, Manso, Asuboa and Anamasi. To the south are Akyease and Aperade.[3]

GeographyEdit

Akim Swedru is located around a lot of hills, streams and rivers. There are 2 peak rain seasons during May–June and September–October. The relative humidity ranges from 56% during the dry season and 70% during the rainy season. The town lies within a semi-deciduous rainforest region.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "World Gazetteer online". World-gazetteer.com. Archived from the original on 2012-01-11.
  2. ^ a b "Birim South district". Retrieved 2012-09-12.
  3. ^ "Akim Swedru, Ghana Page". Falling Rain. London: Falling Rain Software. Retrieved 30 November 2020.

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