The Agona West Municipal can be found in the eastern portion of the Central Region. It has a total land area of 540-sq. km. and a population of 160,000. The municipality is divided into eleven zones. It lies within latitudes 5 30’ and 5 50N and longitudes 0 3.5’ and 0 55W. The Municipality forms part of twenty (20) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Central Region. The Administrative Capital is Agona Swedru. The municipal shares boundaries with Agona East District to the North, to the south with Gomoa East District, to the West with Asikuma-Odeben-Brakwa District and to the East with Awutu Senya District.

 chief executive's message

This municipal has a population of almost 160,000 with female slightly dominating. It also has a large pool of unemployed labour. This supply (which is mostly unskilled) is cheap and available to potential investors who might consider  setting up business in the municipal.

There is also a reasonable supply of semi-skilled labour made up of J.S.S. and S.S.S. graduates who could not further their education for one reason or the other.

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The Swedru Divisional Police Command has appealed to district and municipal assemblies within the division, to take immediate steps to help alleviate the acute accommodation problem confronting personnel of the service.

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Youth must acquire skills for national development - MP

Mr Charles Obeng-Inkoom, Member of Parliament for Agona West, said the youth constituted the future workforce of the nation and should acquire knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to that effect.
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