The Ketu North District is one of the twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. The administrative capital of the District is Dzodze. The District was known as the Ketu District until the year 2008 when the Ketu North District was carved out of it. The following represent key geo-physical features of the District: The District covers a land area of 754km2 with a population of 99,913 ( 2010 population census).
The District’s population is currently growing at a rate of 1.9% which is lower than the national rate of 2.6%. The population is dominated by females (53.7%).The District has a large labour force constituting 52.5% of the population. Though the dependent population is quite high (45.2%), their effect on the active population could be lower since most of those in the senile age group could still be engaged in one form of agricultural production or the other. There are four Traditional Paramount Chiefs in the District ruling from Dzodze, Penyi, Afife and Weta. These Paramount Chiefs however collaborate in the implementation of most development projects. The District shares boundaries with the Republic of Togo to the east , to the west to Akatsi North District, to the south with Ketu South Municipal.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) Volta Regional Directorate, in collaboration with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has started a client-centred approach to tackle maternal and infant mortality and morbidity in the Region.
President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to work towards the removal of illegal barriers that had over the years impeded intra-trade in the sub-region.