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 area is bounded to the East and West by /Effutu Municipal and Asikum/Odoben/Brakwa Districts respectively. The municipality shares a border to the northeast with Akim West Municipal, to the northwest with Birim-South District and to the South, with Gomoa District.
Agona West Municipal, Swedru as the capital and has a population of about 40,000. It lies to the north of Winneba and is about 40 km. Off the main Accra-Takoradi Highway. The location of the township makes it the commercial center or the region and a modal point from which roads radiate to the rich cocoa growing countryside of the Region. Has a total land area of 667 square kilometres.
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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.
The Agona West Municipal Assembly has directed the Agona West Directorate of the Ghana Education Service(GES),to compel private and public basic schools to take active part in the fourth National Sanitation Day.
AGONA W: New community centre for Yalewa zongo A community centre has been built for the people of Yalewa Zongo, a suburb of Agona Swedru in the Agona West Municipality of the Central Region. The centre was put up at a cost of GH¢77,000.