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The Upper Denkyira East Municipal is one of the twenty(20)  Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Central Region of Ghana . It lies within latitudes 5°. 30’ and 6°. 02’ north of the equator and longitudes 1° W and 2° W of the Greenwich Meridian.  It shares common boundaries with Upper Denkyira  West Districts on the north, Wassa Amenfi West and Wassa Amenfi East Districts on the northwest and west respectively, Twifo-Ati Mokwa District and Assin North Municipal on the south, Obuasi Municipal on the southeast and Amansie Central on the northeast. The Upper Denkyira East Municipal covers a total land area of 1700 square kilometers, which is about 17% of total land area of the Central Region. The Administrative Capital is Dunkwa-On-Offin.


latest news

Ms Emelia Ankomah, a 42-year-old Scheme Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority, was on Thursday unanimously endorsed as the Municipal Chief Executive for Upper Denkyira East.

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Pres. John MahamaUPPER DENKYIRA EAST:
Emilia Ankoma for MCE position

Madam Emilia Ankoma is a step closer to becoming the Municipal Chief Executive of the Upper Denkyira East Municipal Assembly following her appointment by the president.
Assembly sittingUPPER DENKYIRA E:
MCE kicked out, asked to handover

Mr. Peter Kofi Osei-Ashia The Upper Denkyira East Municipal Chief Executive has been asked to relief his post according to a new directive from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.
School blockU DENKYIRA E :
Assembly completes over 22 education projects

The Education sector in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality in the Central region has witnessed remarkable improvement with the construction of over 22 new structures for various educational institutions, municipal chief Executive, Peter Kofi Owusu-Ashia Junior has disclosed.
Dual desksU DENKYIRA E:
Basic schools receive furniture

The Upper Denkyira East Municipal Assembly with support from the government through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has provided basic schools in the district with furniture.
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 chief executive's message

The rural nature of the municipal indicates that poverty reduction interventions in the municipal have refocused on rural development strategies, especially the promotion of agriculture, marketing, feeder road improvements, the provision of basic social and economic infrastructure as well as community empowerment.

 

We have arable land that is about 75,626 hectares.However, only about 30,250.4 hectares are currently being cultivated. The average farm size is two acres but there are relatively large farms, ... more »