Relief, Drainage, Climate and Vegetation
Demography, Transport and Communication
Water, Sanitation, Socio-Economic Activities and Education
The district has an estimated population of 177,426 [Projected Pop of 2000] with
a Growth Rate of about 2.5%, and a Total Fertility Rate of 6.0.It has a population
density of 82.2 per sq. km. The population density is uneven and higher in the southern
sector of the district. Eikwe Sub District has a projected population of 20,260 settled in 17 communities.
Transport, Communication & Road Network
The district has 154.1km of trunk roads of which 62.4% is tarred.
A major stretch of the tarred roads form part of the Trans-West
African Highway. There are also 249km of feeder roads. 5 km out of the 16kms of road in the Eikwe Sub District is tarred.
has been introduced to the area with network coverage
received in most of the communities of the Sub District. Technically
however, access to the internet which to date is only possible with the GSM network, is rather expensive.
Generally, cell phone services are available in the Eikwe Sub District.