Berekum, GH

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Berekum Municipality is one of the nineteen administrative districts in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana. The total surface area is 1,094.2square kilometers and has an estimated population of 108,125 based on the 2000 population census of Ghana.


Berekum is a Municipal located at the western part of Ghana in the Brong-Ahafo Region.  It lies between latitude 7’15’ South and 8.00’ North and longitudes 2’25’ East and 2’50’West.

The Municipality shares boundaries with Wenchi Municipal and Jaman District to the Northeast and Northwest respectively, Dormaa Municipal to the South and Sunyani Municipal to the East. Berekum, the Municipal capital is 32km and 437km North West of Sunyani, its regional capital and Accra, the national capital respectively. Its total area constitutes about 0.7 percent of the entire 233, 588km² of Ghana, (1,635km²). The district’s close proximity to Cote d’ Ivoire is another remarkable feature which promotes economic and commercial activities between the District and Cote d’ Ivoire.


Berekum is linked by a first class road to Sunyani, Dormaa Ahenkro and Drobo. Some of the roads to the villages are not tarred.

Unlike parts of the country, the topographical attributes of Berekum indicate a fairly flat land with remarkable variations in height. An undulating landform can be found in the south interspersed with a few isolated low hills to the North and Northeast.

Berekum, Jinijini, Senase, Kato, Koraso, Fetentaa, Mpatasie, Biadan, Jamedede, Botokrom, Nsapor, Kutre No. 1, Ayimom, Domfete, Namasua, Akroforo, Adom, Abisaase, Benkase, Kuture No. 2., Ayinasu, Nanasuano are some of the towns and villages which make up the Berekum Municipal Assembly.

Credit: and Berekum Municipal Assembly

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