Ashanti

Bekwai Municipal

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The Bekwai Municipal is one of the 30 administrative districts in the Ashanti Region and was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1906. The Municipal shares boundaries with Amansie West District to the west, Bosomtwe District to the north, Adansi South and North Districts to the south and the Asante Akim South District to the east. 

In other parts of the Municipality, however, human activities, particularly farming and timber extraction, have reduced the primary forest to secondary forests.

 

The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 118,024 with 55,615 males 62,409 females.