Banda District (Ghana)

Banda District Assembly
Map of Banda District
The Lord's Prayer in Nafaanra

The Banda District is one of the Forty-six (46) new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. Its capital is Banda Ahenkro.

HistoryEdit

Banda District was carved from Tain and forms part of the new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 and were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on 28 June 2012.

The Late President, H.E. J.E.A Mills, by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 46 new Districts. All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 216.

The district has a population size of 45,000 as at 2010 with males being 21,000 and females being 24,000 (Source: Ghana Statistical Service [1] –Population Estimates for Brong Ahafo Region-2010). The population has been increasing over the years with a growth rate of 2.6%.

List of settlementsEdit

Settlements of Banda District
No. Settlement Population Population year
1 Banda Ahenkro
2 BANDA BOASE
3 BONGASI
4 BOFIE
5 BANDAWAN
6 AKANYAKROM
7 DORBOR
8 SABIYE
9 WEWA
10 NYIRE
11 KANKA
12 SAASE
13 DOMPOFIE
14 KABRONO
15 FAWOMAN
16 MAKALA
17 TAINANO
18 SAMBA
19 SAMBA WALA AKURA
20 BUI VILLAGE
21 BOASE
22 AKANYAKROM
23 KOGYEI (KOJEE)
24 BIMA (BERMA)
25 DUMBOLE (DUMOLI)
26 SAMBA (SANWA)
27 SOGUKROM
28 BOFORAKURASE
29 BROSAN CAMP
30 KAMANKYELI
31 TABON AKURA
32 TABON TIBIRI
33 OHIA MPENIKA
34 GBAO
35 BUI CAMP

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