Sekyere South District - Agona

Stories and facts

The district is strategically located between latitude 6ᵒ 50'N and 7ᵒ 10'N and Longitude 1ᵒ 40'W and 1ᵒ 25' W. It shares its boundaries with Ejura-Sekyedumase to the North, Mampong Municipal to the East, Sekyere East and Kwabre East to the South, and Afigya Kwabre to the West.

As of the 2016 projected population, the district had a population density of 195.3 persons per square kilometer. Notably, the population distribution is skewed towards the eastern corridor, which can be attributed to the availability of basic social services and easy access to marketing facilities in that part of the district. Approximately 32.5% of the population resides in villages and hamlets, indicating a predominantly urban landscape.

The District boasts key transportation arteries, with around 37% of the population residing within the corridors of major first-class roads, such as Kona - Jamasi, Agona - Wiamoase, and Agona - Asamang. These roads facilitate connectivity and foster economic activities within the region.

As of December 2017, the district was estimated to have a population of 116,792, with an annual growth rate of 3.5%. However, other social indicators suggest that this growth rate might be even higher, signaling the district's potential for continued development and economic progress.

Sekyere South District is home to a diverse range of communities, each contributing to the rich cultural tapestry of the region. The district's landscape is dotted with both urban and rural settlements, offering a blend of traditional heritage and modern conveniences. With its strategic location, growing population, and promising economic prospects, Sekyere South District stands as a testament to Ghana's thriving administrative regions.



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