Created in 1989, with a population of 196,929 (2006
National Census), Qua'an-Pan covers an area of about 2,688 square kilometers
and is situated at the southern part of the Plateau. The area is divided into
eight districts of Bwal, Doemak, Dokan Kasuwa, Kwa, Kwalla, Kwande, Kwang and
Namu with Ba'ap as its headquarters. The people of the area, made up of the Doemak,
Goemai, Mernyang, Kwagalak and Bwall are predominantly farmers. They also
engage in other trades like blacksmithing, metal works, hunting, and fishing.
The main crops cultivated in commercial quantity include Yam, Cassava, Palm
Oil, Shea Butter and Olive Oil.
The Local Government Area is endowed with minerals like
Gemstones, Tin and Columbite.
The range of slopping hills bordering its northern part
creates natural scenic beauty. Alongside the Pandam Wildlife Park and the
Lardang underground cave, it is any tourists destination of first choice.