Bia East District

Bia East District is one of the nine districts in Western North Region, Ghana.It was formerly part of the then-larger Bia District until the Eastern part was split off in 2012 to form the Bia East District while the Western part was renamed as Bia West District.The district assembly is located in the northwest part of Western North Region and has Sefwi Adabokrom as its capital town. The larger Bia District was created from the former Sefwi-Bibiani District in 2004.

Bia East District
Districts of Western North Region
Bia East District is located in Ghana
Bia East District
Bia East District
Location of Bia East District within Western North
Coordinates: 6°49′17.76″N 3°1′10.2″W / 6.8216000°N 3.019500°W / 6.8216000; -3.019500
Country Ghana
Region Western North
CapitalSefwi Adabokrom
Government
 • District ExecutiveHon. Richard Chebure
 • Presiding MemberHon. Joseph Apreku
Area
 • Total793.1 km2 (306.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2021 census[1])
 • Total53,073
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
ISO 3166 codeGH-WN-BE

GeographyEdit

Bia East District borders Dormaa District to the East, Asunafo North District to the North, Juabeso to the South and Bia West District to the West.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Ghana Districts - A repository of all districts in the republic of Ghana". Archived from the original on 16 October 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  • "Ankra confirmed as Bia East DCE". Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  • "Newly created districts". Retrieved 18 May 2014.

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ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 6°49′17.76″N 3°1′10.2″W / 6.8216000°N 3.019500°W / 6.8216000; -3.019500