Aowin / Suaman District
|Aowin / Suaman District|
|region||Western North Region|
|District Chief Executive||Kingsley Ofori Asante|
|Population density||45 Ew. / km²|
The Aowin / Suaman District is a district in the Western North Region of Ghana . It extends north-south along the border with the neighboring state of Ivory Coast and is separated from the Gulf of Guinea by the Jomoro district in the western region .
16% of the population live in "urban" areas; H. in towns with more than 5000 inhabitants. Most of the residents of the district belong to a people of the Akan group , mostly the subgroups of the Anyin (or Aowin) or Suaman , who gave the district its name.
Economy and environment
More than half of the area of the district is covered by forest (mostly tropical rainforest ) and various types of trees ( odum , mahogany ) are hardwood species of great economic value. Logging is therefore an important industry. There are nine forest reserves.
Mining (gold) also plays an economic role.
The main rainy season is from May to July, the "small rainy season" from September to October. In general, 1500 to 1800 millimeters of precipitation fall annually.