West Akim Municipal Assembly

The West Akim Municipal is one of the thirty-three (33) Districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1421 of 1988 and Local Government Act 462 of 1993. The district was elevated to a Municipal status in 2008. Asamankese is the Municipal Capital.

In 2012, a portion of the Municipality was carved out to create a new district, the Upper West Akim District Assembly.

Geographical location and size

The West Akim Municipal lies between longitudes 00 25′ West and 00 47′ West and latitudes 500 40′ North and 600.0′ North. It shares boundaries with Denkyembour District to the North; Birim South District to the West; Agona, Awutu-Efutu-Senya and Ga Districts to the South and Suhum Municipal and Upper West Akim District to the East. The total land area of the Municipality is estimated to be 559 km2. The Municipal capital, Asamankese, is about 75 km. North-West of Accra.

The West Akim Municipal Assembly seeks to mobilize resources in partnership with both the public and the private sectors to develop and grow through increase in the incomes its people in its development agenda

Mission statement 
The West Akim Municipal Assembly exists to proactively improve upon the quality of life of its people by harnessing the resources for the development of the Municipal Assembly.


  • Marriage Certificate
  • Business Operating Permit
  • Outdoor Advertising Permit
  • Building And Comstruction Permit


Asamankese, Eastern, Ghana
+233 266 3578
Open Hours : Mon - Fri: 8:00 am. - 5:00 pm.



Asamankese, Eastern, Ghana


West Akim Municipal Assembly

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