South Tongu is one of the twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. The administrative capital of the District is Sogakofe.The District shares boundaries with the Central Tongu District to the north and north-west, the Akatsi South District to the north-east, Keta Municipal to the south and the Dangbe-East District to the west and south-west. The main river draining the district is the Volta, which runs along its western border, but it is also drained by numerous streams, prominent among them being the Chinni and Todzi, with a large number of lagoons in the southern sector of the District.
The District lies within the wet semi-equatorial and dry equatorial climatic zones, which are very good for livestock production. The coastal strip is covered by swamp and mangrove vegetation. South Tongu had an estimated population of 87,766 as at 1994 and this is growing by some 2.5% per annum. This is faster than the regional growth rate of two percent but lower than the national one of three percent.
The South Tongu District chief Executive, Mr Samuel Mawuko Eworyi has inaugurated the commencement of construction of three unit classroom block, an office, a storeroom, a common room, and a toilet facility for two communities.
The South Tongu District Assembly is looking forward to liaising with the District Health Directorate to roll out one community-based health planning services (CHPS) Compounds per electoral area programme in the district.