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.
Even before actual works commences on the district Hospital for the Ketu North District in the Volta Region as announced by the President, John Dramani Mahama at Buipe during the 39th Easter Congress of the Gonjaland Youth Association early this year the district is privilege to have secured another important infrastructure project for the health sector in the district.
The Ketu North District assembly has approved a total of five million three hundred and eighty-eight thousand, nine hundred and thirteen cedis and six pesewas (GHC 5,388,913.06) as composite budget for next year.