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The West Akyem Municipal is in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It lies between longitudes 0 degrees 25 minutes West and 0 degrees 47 minutes West and latitudes 5 degrees 40 minutes North. It has an area of about 1,018 square kilometers. The Municipal capital, Asamankese, is located 75 kilometres North-West of Accra off the main Accra- Kumasi trunk road.

The Municipal shares boundaries with Kwaebibrem District to the North, Birim South to the West, Agona, Ewutu Municipal and Ga East Municipal to the South, and Suhum-Kraboa-Coalter and Akwapim South districts to the East.

 chief executive's message

Improving and harnessing the living standards of citizenry through human resource development, infrastructure development, quality health delivery and accessibility among others continue to take the centre stage in the helm of affairs of the West Akim Municipal Assembly. The vigorous pursuant of the various programmes of education and the National Youth Employment Programme, a visionary scheme brought fourth by this government aimed at reducing unemployment among the youth, attest to the fact that the Assembly is focused on redeeming it’s citizenry ... more »

latest news

Two Municipal Chief Executives in the Eastern Region have handed over the administration of their assemblies to the Regional Minister, Antwi-Bosiako Sekyere in Koforidua.

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CocoaW AKIM:
Krodua chief pledges land for youth to cultivate cocoa

The Chief of Krodua , a farming community near Asamankese, Nana Kwame Anim,  has pledged 500 acres of land  to support the Ghana Cocoa Board Youth in Cocoa Project.
Asamankese chiefs pledge support for sanitation day

The chiefs of Asamankese have pledged to ensure that their communities participate in the national sanitation day exercise.
Gov’t assures farmers of good prices

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur on Wednesday assured farmers in the country that Government would pay good prices for their products to maintain the nations agro-processing industries.
Cocoa farmersW AKIM:
Cocoa farmers urged to concentrate on farming activities

A chief has appealed to cocoa farmers to concentrate on their farming activities to enable them to have money to support their children’s education.
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