location and size
Hohoe Municipality, situated in the centre of the Volta Region, with Hohoe as its capital, was created in 1979. The total area of the district is about 1,172sqkm The Republic of Togo borders the district to the east, while to the west is Kpando District. On to the north-west is Jasikan District and to the south is Ho Municipal. The Municipal houses part of the Akwapim-Togo ranges extending beyond the country’s eastern boundary all the way to Western Nigeria.
Topology and drainage
Mountains rising above 500 metres can be found at Akpafu, Likpe and Kpeve. The highest peak in Ghana, Afadjato, which rises to a height of 890 metres above sea level, is located in the Municipality. There are also several spectacular waterfalls and some swamps in the Municipality. River Dayi is the main river in the area, with Rivers Utuka, Koloe, Nabui, Tsatsadu and Seku, as it tributaries
Climate and vegetation
The vegetation of the area can be divided into three, reflecting the rainfall distribution and the altitude. These are the Moist Semi-deciduous Forest, Savanna and Mountain Vegetation. Moist semi-deciduous forest once existed on the lower slopes of the highland but crop cultivation has reduced this to secondary forest. Patches of Wooded Savannah can also be found. Hohoe Municipal is i n the Wet Semi-equatorial climatic zone.
Geology and soil
The geology of the Municipality is composed of the Togo and Buem series and consists of thick series of shale, sandstone, and volcanic rocks, with a series of highlands and adjacent lowlands.
Date Created : 11/29/2017 2:41:15 AM