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Basic information about Central
The Central Region is located in south Ghana and it is one of the ten administrative regions. It is bordered by Ashanti and Eastern regions to the north, Western region to the west, Greater Accra region to the east, and to the south by the Gulf of Guinea. The Central region is renowned for its many elite higher education institutions and an economy based on an abundance of industrial minerals and tourism. The Central region attains many tourist attractions such castles, forts and beaches stretched along the Central region's coastline.
Cities, towns & villages in Central
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ApamApam is a coastal town and capital of Gomoa West District in the Central Region of Ghana, located approximately 45 km east of the Central regional capital of Cape Coast. Apam is the site of Fort Lijdzaamheid or Fort Patience, a Dutch-built fort which was completed in 1702, which dominates the fishing harbor and town from a rocky peninsula located on the south side of the town. It used to be a major port in pre-independence times but after Tema was built shipping was forbidden. The town has an Odikro (Chief of the town). It is also a major town in the Gomoa Akyempem Paramountcy. It has a lot of fishermen as fishing is the main industry. Apam has a secondary school, an FM station, several churches and a salt winning industry. The Benyah Lagoon is used for producing salt.Apam Show Apamon the map
Cape CoastCape Coast, or Cabo Corso, is a city and fishing port, and the capital of Cape Coast Metropolitan District and Central Region of south Ghana. Cape Coast is situated on its south to the Gulf of Guinea. Cape Coast had a settlement population of 169,894 people (2010 census). From the 16th century until Ghanaian independence, the city and fishing port changed hands between the British, the Portuguese, the Swedish, the Danish and the Dutch. Show Cape Coaston the map
ElminaElmina is a town and the capital of the District on the south coast of South Ghana in the Central Region, situated on a south-facing bay on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Ghana, 12 km (7.5 mi) west of Cape Coast. Elmina is the first European settlement in West Africa and it has a population of 33,576 people. Show Elminaon the map
FosoAssin Fosu is a small town and is the capital of Assin North Municipal , a Municipal in the Central Region of Ghana. Assin Fosu is the 65th most populous settlement in Ghana, with a population of 20,541. The town is known for the Obiri Yeboah Secondary School School. The school is a second cycle institution. Show Fosoon the map
WinnebaWinneba, is a town and the capital of Effutu Municipal District in Central Region of South Ghana. Winneba has a population of 60,331. Winneba, traditionally known as Simpa, is a historic fishing port in south Ghana, lying on the south coast, 140 kilometres (90 mi) east of Cape Coast. The current member of parliament is Alexander Kwamina Afenyo-Markin. Show Winnebaon the map
DunkwaDunkwa-On-Offin or simply Dunkwa, is a town and the capital of the Upper Denkyira East Municipal District, a district in the Central Region of south Ghana. Dunkwa-On-Offin has a 2013 settlement population of 33,379 people. Show Dunkwaon the map
SwedruAgona Swedru is a town and the capital of Agona West Municipal District, a district in the Central Region of south Ghana. Agona Swedru has a 2013 settlement population of 68,216 people. Show Swedruon the map
SaltpondSaltpond is a town and the capital of the Mfantsiman Municipal District in the Central Region of South Ghana. Saltpond has a population of 24,689 people. Show Saltpondon the map
KasoaKasoa (Gomoa Nyanyano), formerly known as Odupongkpehe, is a peri-urban town in the Awutu Senya East Municipal District of the Central region of Ghana. Show Kasoaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Central
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Central RegionThe Central Region is one of the ten administrative regions of Ghana. It is bordered by Ashanti and Eastern regions to the north, Western region to the west, Greater Accra region to the east, and to the south by the Gulf of Guinea. The Central region is renowned for its many elite higher education institutions and an economy based on an abundance of industrial minerals and tourism. The Central region attains many tourist attractions such castles, forts and beaches stretched along the Central region's coastline.Show on map
Twifo Hemang Lower DenkyiraThe Twifo/Heman/Lower Denkyira District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of the Ashantiland Peninsula, Ghana. Its capital is Twifo Praso. Twifo/Heman/Lower Denkyira district is where Kakum National Park is located. The district also has the River Pra and the Twifo Oil Palm Plantation Limited Company.Show on map
Cape CoastThe Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly is one of the seventeen (17) districts of the Central Region of south Ghana. The capital is Cape Coast, which is also the capital of the Central Region.Show on map
Abura/Asebu/KwamankeseThe District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of south Ghana. The capital is Abura-Dunkwa.Show on map
Asikuma/Odoben/BrakwaThe District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Breman Asikuma.Show on map
Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/AbiremThe Municipal is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Elmina.Show on map
Agona WestThe Agona West Municipal District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Agona Swedru.Show on map
EffutuThe Efutu Municipal Assembly District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Winneba.Show on map
Assin SouthThe Assin South District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Nsuaem Kyekyewere.Show on map
Assin NorthThe Assin North Municipal is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Assin Foso.Show on map
Awutu SenyaThe Awutu/Senya District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Awutu Breku.Show on map
Gomoa EastThe Gomoa East District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Afransi.Show on map
Agona EastThe Agona East District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Nsaba.Show on map
Gomoa WestThe Gomoa West District is one of the seventeen (17) districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Apam.Show on map
MfatsemanThe Mfantseman Municipal is one of the 17 districts in the Central Region of Ghana. Its capital is Saltpond.Show on map
Different buildings in Central
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Castelo de São Jorge da MinaElmina Castle was erected by Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine) Castle, also known simply as Mina or Feitoria da Mina) in present-day Elmina, Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast). It was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, so is the oldest European building in existence below the Sahara. First established as a trade settlement, the castle later became one of the most important stops on the route of the Atlantic slave trade. The Dutch seized the fort from the Portuguese in 1637, and took over all the Portuguese Gold Coast in 1642. The slave trade continued under the Dutch until 1814; in 1872 the Dutch Gold Coast, including the fort, became a possession of the British Empire.Show on map