Location and size

Agona East District is situated within latitudes 5
030²and 5050²N and longitudes 0035² and 0055²W. It is bounded to the south by the Agona West Municipality and the Gomoa East District Assembly, to the north by the Birim South District and to the northeast by the West Akim District, both in the eastern region. The eastern part of the district is bounded by the Awutu Senya District and to the West by Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa and Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Districts.

Generally, the District lies in the wet semi-equatorial climatic zone. It has two main crop growing seasons; a bio-modal pattern of rainfall with the maximum occurring in May/June and the minor occurring in September/ October. The annual rainfall figure lies within the range of 1000 mm – 1400 mm. The dry season starts in December and ends in March with the highest mean monthly temperature of 33.8
oC occurring between March and April and the lowest of about 29.4oC in August. The District capital is Agona Nsaba, which is approximately 35 kilometres North of Winneba and 20 kilometres from Agona Swedru.

Date Created : 6/6/2018 2:11:21 AM