Ethnicity and Religion
The Municipality is predominantly dominated by the Bonos who constitute 97%, Ahyis 1%, Northerners 1% and others 1%. The major language spoken in the district is Bono. The people in the district are mostly Christians accounting for about 84%.
Moslems about 10%, Traditionalists taking about 2% and others 4%. Despite the religion diversity, there is religion tolerance in the district. This healthy co-existence augurs well for peace and stability within the Municipality which are essential ingredients for development.Cultural
The main festival of the people of the district is the Kwafie festival. This festival is celebrated once in every four years (i.e. in November). The recent one was celebrated in 2002.RELIGIOUS GROUPS
- Christians: Catholics, Presbyterians, Methodists, Pentecost and Charismatics.
- Muslims: Orthodox and Ahmadis
The Dormaa Traditional Area is headed by the Dormaaman Hene and assisted by Divisional Chiefs including, Aduanahene, Gyasehene, Ankobeahene, Dompimhene, Krontithene, (Mansehene), Kyidomhene, Benkum and Nifahene. Name of Paramount Chief:
Oseadeayo Nana Agyemang Badu II. Name of Queen mother:
Nana Akosua Fiema Juaben.