KNMA Profile

Establishment of the District

Location and Size

The Ketu North Municipal is one of the 18 MMDAs in the Volta Region. It was carved out of the then Ketu South by a Legislative Instrument, L.I 1843 of 2007 and in 2017 the District was elevated to Municipal status by Legislative Instrument, L.I 2282 of 2017 and was inaugurated on the 15th March, 2018.

It has its administrative capital at Dzodze which lies about 80km South of Ho, the regional capital.

Ketu North Municipal is located between Latitude 6o 03’N and 6o 20’N and Longitude 0o 49’E and 1o 05’E. It shares boundaries with the Akatsi North District to the north, the Keta Municipality to the south-west, Republic of Togo to the east.

To the south, it is bounded by the Ketu South Municipality and to the west by the Akatsi South District. The Municipality covers a total surface area of 423.8 square kilometers representing 2.1 percent of the total land area of the Volta Region.

Porpulation Structure

According to the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC), General Report Volume 3A, The Ketu North Municipal has a population size of 114,846 made up of 53,932 Males and 60,914 Females representing 47.0% and 53.0% respectively. This represents 6.9% of the total population of the Volta Region.

The Ketu North Municipal has a population density of about 462 persons per square kilometre. The population growth rate of the municipality is 1.27%. The number of Households within the Municipality is 35,076 with a Household size of 3.2.  The urban dwellers are 47,212 and 67,634 are settlers in rural.

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