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 municipal shares a border to the northeast with Akim West Municipal, to the northwest with Brim-South District and to the South, with Gomoa District.
Agona Swedru is 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 nodal 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.
AGONA W: MP distributes desks to basic schools The Member of Parliament for Agona West Constituency in the Central Region, Hon. Charles Obeng-Inkoom has distributed dual and mono desks to some public and private basic schools to complement effort made to improve education in the area.