The Twifo-Ati Morkwa District (formerly Twifo Heman Lower Denkyira District) with its capital Twifo Praso is one of the twenty two (22) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts Assemblies in the Central Region of Ghana.
It was carved from Denkyira District Council in 1988 by LI 1377 with
the name Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District. In 2012, government split the
Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District into two districts namely; Twifo Atti Morkwa
District and Hemang lower Denkyira District under the Local Government Act 462 of 1992
by LI 2023.
It has a total land area of 1199km2 and 1,510 settlements and it is located between latitudes 5’50’N and 5’51’ N and longitudes 1’50W and 1’10’W.
It is bounded on the north by the Upper Denkyira East Municipal on the south by the Abura Asebu Kwamankese, Cape Coast Metropolitan and Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem, on the west by the Mpohor District and the East by the Assin Central Municipal and Assin South District respectively.
The population of the District according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 61,743 with 30,254 male and 31,489 female.
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