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Basic information about Greater_Accra
The Greater Accra Region has the smallest area of Ghana's 10 administrative regions, occupying a total land surface of 3,245 square kilometres or 1.4 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the second most populated region, after the Ashanti Region, with a population of 2,905,726 in 2000, accounting for 15.4 per cent of Ghana’s total population. The Greater Accra Region was part of the Eastern Region prior to 1982 and Greater Accra region was created from the Eastern Region in 1982 and currently harbors the seat of government in Accra.
Cities, towns & villages in Greater Accra
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BruburamBuduburam is a refugee camp located 44 kilometers (27 mi) west of Accra, Ghana. Opened by the UNHCR in 1990, the camp is home to more than 12,000 refugees from Liberia who fled their country during the First Liberian Civil War (1989–1996) and the Second Liberian Civil War (1999–2003), in addition to refugees from Sierra Leone who also escaped from the ravages of their civil war (1991–2001). The camp is served by Liberian and international NGO groups and volunteer organizations. The Carolyn A. Miller Elementary School provides free education to nearly 500 children in the camp. Show Bruburamon the map
KokrobiteKokrobite is a town along the Atlantic coast, 30 km (19 mi) to the west of Accra, the capital city of Ghana. It is known for sea fishing and it is a popular destination for tourists, backpackers and international volunteers seeking beaches. Kokrobite has a population of between 4000 and 6000 according to the Ghana Statistics Department 2003 Survey. The main local dialect is Ga, but Twi and English are also widely spoken. On public holidays people from all over Ghana descend on Kokrobite to enjoy food, dance and music on the beach. Show Kokrobiteon the map
AccraAccra /əˈkrɑː/ is the capital and largest city of Ghana, with an estimated urban population of 2.27 million as of 2012. It is also the capital of the Greater Accra Region and of the Accra Metropolitan District, with which it is conterminous. Accra is furthermore the anchor of a larger metropolitan area, the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA), which is inhabited by about 4 million people and the eleventh-largest metropolitan area in Africa. Show Accraon the map
TemaTema is a city on the Bight of Benin and Atlantic coast of Ghana. It is located 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of the capital city; Accra, in the region of Greater Accra, and is the capital of the Tema Metropolitan District. As of 2013, Tema is the eleventh most populous settlement in Ghana, with a population of approximately 161,612 people – a marked decrease from its 2005 figure of 209,000. The Greenwich Meridian (00 Longitude) passes directly through the city. Tema is locally nicknamed the \"Harbour Town\" because of its status as Ghana's largest seaport. Show Temaon the map
OsuLocated about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of the central business district, Osu is a district in central Accra, Ghana, known for its busy commercial, restaurant and nightlife activity. It is locally known as the \"West End\" of Accra. Bounded to the south by the Gulf of Guinea, Osu's western boundary is the Independence Avenue. Ring Road separates Osu from the northern district of Labone. Show Osuon the map
Teshi Old TownTeshie is a coastal town in the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal District, a district in the Greater Accra Region of southeastern Ghana. Teshie is the ninth most populous settlement in Ghana, with a population of 171,875 people. It is believed that the original Teshie people came from La, a town that lies to the west of Teshie. It's alternative definition refers to an individual devoted to the John Tesh radio program. The town is rich in diversity as a result of the country's current democracy and development program. Every August, the town celebrates the Homowo festival. Show Teshi Old Townon the map
LegonLegon, a suburb of the Ghanaian city Accra, is situated about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north-east of the city center in the Accra Metropolis District, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Legon is home to the main campus of the University of Ghana. Ghanaians loosely refer to the University of Ghana simply as \"Legon\". Legon is also home to a few of Ghana's well known educational institution like Presbyterian Boys' Secondary School (PRESEC-Legon), Achimota School, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration and the institute of professional education. Legon is adjacent to one of the most prestigious residential suburbs of Accra - East Legon and only about 20 minutes drive from the Kotoka International Airport. Show Legonon the map
GbaweGbawe is a town in the Greater Accra Region of southeastern Ghana near the capital Accra. Gbawe is the twenty-third largest settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 74,403 people. Gbawe is located a few kilometres west of Accra in the Ga West District. At the Ghana census of 26 March 2000, the population was 28,989 inhabitants living in the Town. Projections of 1 January 2007 estimated the population to be 52,910 inhabitants. In the census of 1984, only 837 residents were listed, and in 1970 it was the 608th largest settlement in Ghana. The Town was founded more than 100 years ago. Today the Town has a more rural structure in the large-scale marked suburban development areas. Show Gbaweon the map
ChorkorChorkor is a fishing village and a neighborhood in the Accra Metropolis district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The Chorkor oven got its name from here. Chorkor is a densely populated community. Ga-Dangme is the largest ethnic group in Chorkor, followed by Akan. Chorkor has electricity, water pipes, schools, and clinics. The shorelines of Korle lagoon in Chorkor are polluted by waste materials. Chorkor is popularly known for being the birthplace of the Azonto dance. Show Chorkoron the map
AbokobiAbokobi is a small town and is the capital of Ga East district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The settlement was founded in 1854 by missionaries of the \"Basler (Basel Mission) for Christian refugees, who had left Osu (the former Danish-Accra, around Christiansborg) after the British colonial government had bombarded Osu from the Sea in response to the refusal of the inhabitants to pay the newly introduced head tax. Show Abokobion the map
Medina EstatesMadina is a suburb of Accra and in the Municipal Assembly, a district in the Greater Accra Region of southeastern Ghana. Madina is next to the University of Ghana and houses the Institute of Local Government. Madina is the twelfth most populous settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 137,162 people. Madina is contained in the Abokobi-Madina electoral constituency of the republic of Ghana. Show Medina Estateson the map
AshaimanAshaiman (often wrongly spelled as \"Ashiaman\") is a large town in Greater Accra Region of South Ghana and is the capital of Ashaiman Municipal District, a district in Greater Accra Region. Ashaiman has a not well known number of settlement population being estimated between some hundred thousands up to over one million people (298,841 inhabitants according to World Gazetter). Show Ashaimanon the map
SakumonaSakumono is a small town in the Nugcity around Tema Metropolitan district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. It was originally a small fishing village on a lagoon, but by 2008 is being swallowed up as the twin cities of Nugcity and Tema merge. Elevation is 71m. Sakumono is one of the biggest towns in Nugcity and also known as Community 13. Show Sakumonaon the map
AdentaAdenta is a small town and is the capital of Adenta Municipal district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The town is known for the West Africa Secondary School. The school is a second cycle institution. It is also known for the SSNIT Housing.It is located on the Accra - Aburi Highway after Madina. Show Adentaon the map
Asylum DownAsylum Down is a district or neighborhood in Accra, Ghana, north of Castle Road and east of Barnes Road. It is named for the mental hospital located there. The district is home to the West African Examinations Council and is also known for Accra High School. The school is a second cycle institution. Show Asylum Downon the map
Dzorwulu Residential AreaDzorwulu is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Dzorwulu and North Dzorwulu are separated by the Tema Motorway.It also host quite popular places like Aphrodisiac Nite Club, Peter Pan Restaurant, Royal Fiesta Hotel, Palace Chinese Restaurant etc. . Show Dzorwulu Residential Areaon the map
DomeDome (pronounced Dor-mi) is a town in the Ga East Municipal District, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. As of 2012, Dome is the nineteenth largest settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 78,785 people. Show Domeon the map
NunguaNungua is a town in Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal District in the Greater Accra Region of southeastern Ghana near the coast. Nungua is the eighteenth most populous settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 84,119 people. Show Nunguaon the map
AmasamanAmasaman is a small town and is the capital of Ga West Municipal district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The town is known for the Amasaman Secondary Technical School. The school is a second cycle institution. Show Amasamanon the map
Spintex RoadSpintex Road is a suburb of Accra, the capital of Ghana. The name originally denotes the road which is parallel to the Tema Motorway, has become generic and is used when describing the area along the route. Show Spintex Roadon the map
AwoshieAwoshie is a town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The town is known for the Apostle Safo School of Arts and Sciences and Edge Hill Senior High School. The schools are second cycle institutions. Show Awoshieon the map
MamobiMaamobi is a town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The town is known for the Accra Girls Secondary School. The school is a second cycle institution. Show Mamobion the map
Korle GonnoKorle Gonno is a town in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The town is known for the Saint Mary's Secondary. The school is a second cycle institution. Show Korle Gonnoon the map
KokomlemleKokomlemle is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana and noted for the location of Joy FM. Show Kokomlemleon the map
WeijaWeija is a small town and is the capital of Ga South Municipal district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Weijaon the map
Christian VillageChristian Village is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Christian Villageon the map
Accra New TownAccra New Town is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Accra New Townon the map
KaneshieKaneshie is a suburb in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Kaneshieon the map
TesanoTesano is a suburb of Accra, the capital of Ghana.It is on the main Accra Kumasi Highway before Achimota. Show Tesanoon the map
KwashiemanKwashieman is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Kwashiemanon the map
AkweteymanAkweteyman is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Akweteymanon the map
GbegbeyiseGbegbe is a village in the Ga South Municipal district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Gbegbeyiseon the map
BubiashieBubiashie is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Bubiashieon the map
MatahekoMataheko is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Matahekoon the map
MamprobiMamprobi is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Mamprobion the map
DarkumanDarkuman is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Darkumanon the map
KotobabiKotobabi is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Kotobabion the map
Pig FarmPig Farm is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Pig Farmon the map
AchimotaAchimota is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Achimotaon the map
AdabrakaAdabraka is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Adabrakaon the map
OyamfaOyarifa is a town in the Ga East Municipal district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Oyamfaon the map
LapazLapaz is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Lapazon the map
AlajoAlajo is a town in the Accra Metropolitan district, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Show Alajoon the map
Abossey OkaiAbossey Okai is a suburb of Accra, the capital of Ghana. Show Abossey Okaion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Greater Accra
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Ga WestThe Ga West Municipal is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Its capital is Amasaman. The district is among the new districts and municipalities created in 2008 by the then President, John Kufuor. It was inaugurated on 29 February 2008.Show on map
Greater Accra RegionThe Greater Accra Region has the smallest area of Ghana's 10 administrative regions, occupying a total land surface of 3,245 square kilometres or 1.4 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the second most populated region, after the Ashanti Region, with a population of 2,905,726 in 2000, accounting for 15.4 per cent of Ghana’s total population. The Greater Accra Region was part of the Eastern Region prior to 1982 and Greater Accra region was created from the Eastern Region in 1982 and currently harbors the seat of government in Accra.Show on map
Ledzekuku-KroworThe Ledzekulu-Krowor Municipal is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Its capital is Teshie-Nungua. The district is among the new districts and municipalities created in 2008 by the then President, John Kufuor. It was inaugurated on 29 February 2008.Show on map
Tema Metropolitan DistrictThe Tema Metropolis District is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Its capital is Tema. This metropolis is grouped into twenty-six communities. The most popular and busiest communities are Communities 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, and 13 (Sakumono).Show on map
AshaimanThe Ashaiman Municipal is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Its capital is Ashiaman. The district is among the new districts and municipalities created in 2008 by the then President, John Kufuor. It was inaugurated on 29 February 2008.Show on map
Ga EastThe Ga East Municipal is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Its capital is Abokobi.Show on map
Different buildings in Greater Accra
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Osu CastleOsu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is a castle located in Osu, Accra, Ghana on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean's Gulf of Guinea. The first substantial fort was built by Denmark-Norway in the 1660s, though the castle has changed hands between Denmark-Norway, Portugal, the Akwamu, Britain, and finally post-Independence Ghana, and was rebuilt numerous times. For most of the castle's history, it has been the seat of government in Ghana with some interruptions, the latest when the John Kufuor administration moved the seat of government to Golden Jubilee House after 6 January 2009, which was quickly reversed by the incoming John Atta Mills administration. It also serves as the place where the late president of Ghana John Atta Mills will be buried, in a bird sanctShow on map
Black Star SquareBlack Star Square, also known as Independence Square, is a public square in Accra, Ghana, bordered by the Accra Sports Stadium and the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.Show on map
Accra Sports StadiumThe Accra Sports Stadium, officially named the Ohene Djan Stadium is a multi-use, 40,000 all-seater stadium in Accra. Ghana, mostly used for association football matches.Show on map