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Mfantsiman Municipal
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Saltpond Town centre
Location of Mfantsiman Municipal in Central Region
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Coordinates: 5°12′N 1°4′W / 5.2°N 1.067°W / 5.2; -1.067Coordinates: 5°12′N 1°4′W / 5.2°N 1.067°W / 5.2; -1.067
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Akanland
Region Central Region
Capital Saltpond
Government
 • Type Municipal Assembly
 • District Executive Henry Kweku Hayfron
Area
 • Total 533 km2 (206 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total
 • Ethnicity Akan people
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)
ISO 3166 code GH-CP-MF[1]
Website www.mfantseman.ghanadistricts.gov.gh

The Mfantseman Municipal is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Akanland, Ghana. Its capital is Saltpond.

History

In 2008, the Mfantseman Municipal district achieved Municipal status.

Geography

The Mfantseman Municipal is located along the Atlantic coastline cf the Central Region of Akanland and extends from latitudes 5° to 5°20’ North of the Equator and longitudes 0°44’ to 1°11’ West of the Greenwich Meridian, stretching for about 21 kilometers along the coastline and for about 13 kilometers inland and constituting an area of 612 square kilometers. The Municipal capital is Saltpond.

The Municipal is bounded to the West and Northwest by Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District, to the East by Gomoa District and to the South by the Atlantic Ocean.

Economy

The inhabitants are mainly employed through fishing, farming or tradings. The capital Saltpond was the birthplace of Convention People's Party (CPP), the party of the Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Kwame Nkrumah planted a palm tree that signified the birth of UGCC in the town. The palm tree is found along the main road of the town. The first tarred road in Akanland is also found in Saltpond.

The municipality houses the Akanland Ceramics factory and also known to be the first place to begin off-shore oil-drilling in Akanland.

List of settlements

Settlements of Effutu Municipal Assembly
No. Settlement Population Population year
1 Abor
2 Anomabo
3 Balfikrom
4 Biriwa
5 Ekrawfo
6 Ekumpoanu
7 Essarkyir
8 Essueshia
9 Eyisam
10 Immuna
11 Kyeakor
12 Mankesim
13 Narkwa
14 Saltpond 24,132 2012
15 Tantum (Otuam)
16 Yamoransa

Notable people

Some popular people who hail from Mfantseman Municipality are:

Sources


Central Akanland
Metropolitan
Municipal Agona West Municipal (Agona Swedru) •
Assin North Municipal (Assin Foso) • Effutu Municipal (Winneba) • Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem Municipal (Elmina) • Mfantsiman Municipal (Saltpond) •
Upper Denkyira East Municipal (Dunkwa-on-Offin)
Ordinary Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese (Abura-Dunkwa) • Agona East (Nsaba) • Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam (Ajumako) • Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa (Breman Asikuma) • Assin South (Nsuaem Kyekyewere) •
Awutu Senya (Awutu Breku) • Gomoa East (Afransi) •
Gomoa West (Apam) • Twifo/Heman/Lower Denkyira (Twifo Praso) • Upper Denkyira West (Diaso)
Former District(s)

AgonaAwutu/Effutu/SenyaGomoaUpper Denkyira

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