Nkwanta South District

Nkwanta South District
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Region Oti Region
District type Ordinary
District Chief Executive Joseph Nyofam Ninkab
Capital Nkwanta
Area - km²
Population
ISO 3166 GH-TV-NK

The Nkwanta South District (French: Nkwanta Sud) is one of the eight (8) districts in the Oti Region, and was previously in the Volta Region of Ghana. Its capital and administrative centre is Nkwanta.

HistoryEdit

The Nkwanta South District was one of the 28 new districts inaugurated officially on 29 February 2008 by the then president of Ghana John Agyekum Kufuor. The former Nkwanta District was split in 2008 into this district and the Nkwanta North District. Nkwanta, the capital of the former Nkwanta District remains as the capital of the new Nkwanta South District. The old Nkwanta district was itself carved out of the Kete Krachi District in 1989.

Location and geographyEdit

LocationEdit

The Nkwanta South District is located in the north of the Oti Region.

VillagesEdit

In addition to Nkwanta, the capital and administrative centre, Nkwanta South District contains the following villages:

  • Gekrong
  • Abunyanya
  • Bonakye
  • Bontibor
  • Brewaniase
  • Damaniko
  • Odumase Adele
  • Ofosu
  • Kabre Akura
  • Kecheibi
  • Keri
  • Shiare
  • Kromase
  • Chillinga
  • Abrewankor
  • Pawa
  • Koe
  • Krachi - Akura
  • Nabu
  • New Agou
  • Nsuogya (Asodja)
  • Nyambong
  • Bontibor
  • Pusupu
  • Sibi Central
  • Sibi Hill Top
  • Tinjase

SourcesEdit

  • "Districts of Ghana". Statoids.
  • Nkwanta South District on GhanaDistricts.com

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 8°15′26″N 0°31′07″E / 8.2572°N 0.5186°E / 8.2572; 0.5186