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Kwahu East District
Region Eastern Region
District type Ordinary
District Chief Executive Samuel Asamoah
Capital Abetifi
Area ? km²
Population (2002)
ISO 3166 GH-EP-K?

The Kwahu East District is a district of Ghana in the Eastern Region. Its capital is Abetifi. This district is one of the new districts and municipalities which were announced in October 2007,[1] and inaugurated in February 2008 by Ghanaian president, John Kufuor.[2]

The new territorial divisions were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 29th of February 2008. The President by an Executive Instrument created 27 new Districts, 4 Municipalities, upgraded 26 existing Districts and 2 existing Municipalities.[2]

The towns in Kwahu East district include Aduamoah, Nkwatia, Abetifi (capital), Pepease, Hweehwee, Kwahu-Tafo, Nkwantanan, Kotoso, and Abene Dwerebease. The current District Chief Executive is Samuel Asamoah. There are 18 electoral areas with a total population ranging between 50,000 and 70,000. It has one constituency, the Abetifi constituency with Hon. Peter Wiafe Pepra as the Member of Parliament.[2]

External links


  1. 25 new Districts created, Ghana News Archive, 25 October 2007
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Eastern Region » Kwahu East new". Retrieved 2009-11-20.


Coordinates: 6°40′N 0°45′W / 6.667°N 0.750°W / 6.667; -0.750