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Basic information about Western
The Western Region is located in south Ghana, spreads from the Ivory Coast border in the west to the Central region in the east, includes the capital and large twin city of Sekondi-Takoradi on the coast, coastal Axim, and a hilly inland area including Elubo. It includes Ghana's southernmost location, Cape Three Points, where crude oil was discovered in commercial quantities in June 2007. The Western Region enjoys a long coastline that stretches from South Ghana's border with Ivory Coast to the Western region's boundary with the Central Region on the east. The Western Region has the highest rainfall in Ghana, lush green hills, and fertile soils. There are numerous small and large-scale gold mines along with offshore oil platforms dominate the Western Region economy. The culture is dominated by the Akans; the main languages are Akan and English.
Cities, towns & villages in Western
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Shama JunctionShama or Shema is a town with a fishing village, and is the capital of Shama district, a district in the Western Region of Ghana. The town lies about 20 km east of Sekondi-Takoradi, on the mouth of the Pra River. The town is home to Fort San Sebastian, in whose graveyard philosopher Anton Wilhelm Amo, the first African known to have attended a European university, is interred. Shama is the English name of the town, originally and locally called Esima. Show Shama Junctionon the map
Princes TownPrinces Town or Pokesu is located 5 km east of Fort St. Antonio on Manfro Hill in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region of south Ghana. It lies between Axim to the west and Sekondi-Takoradi to the east. On 1 January 1681, a Brandenburger expedition of two ships commanded by Otto Friedrich von der Groeben, arrived in the Gold Coast, and began to build a strong fort between Axim and the Cape of Three Points. The fort was completed in 1683 and was renamed Fort in honor of Prince Frederick William I, Elector of Brandenburg. Because the Fort Groß Friedrichsburg was named after a Prince, it has been referred to as: Ft. Town. The fort was to be the headquarters of the Brandenburgers in Africa. Show Princes Townon the map
Sekondi-TakoradiSekondi-Takoradi, a city comprising the twin cities of Sekondi and Takoradi, is the capital of Sekondi – Takoradi Metropolitan District and the Western Region of Ghana. Sekondi-Takoradi is the region's largest city and an industrial and commercial centre, with a population of 445,205 people (2012). The chief industries in Sekondi-Takoradi are Timber, Cocoa processing, Plywood, shipbuilding, Harbor and railway repair, and recently, sweet crude oil and crude oil. Sekondi-Takoradi lies on the main railway lines to Kumasi and Accra. Show Sekondi-Takoradion the map
PresteaPrestea is a town in the Western Region, in southwest Ghana and about 50 km north of the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It lies on the west bank of the Ankobra River, about 60 mi (100 km) northwest of Cape coast. The town is part of the Wassa West District. Prestea is the forty-sixth most populous in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 35,760 people. A railway line connects with Prestea to Tarkwa and beyond to the coastal city of Sekondi-Takoradi. Show Presteaon the map
DentokromDentokrom is a town in the Western Region of Ghana. The town is north of Domunli on the Atlantic coast of Ghana. It is located 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the regional capital, Takoradi, in the region of Western Region, and is in the Jomoro District. Other towns that surround Dentokrom are Domunli, Domun, Agufo, Dentukrom and Ejan. Show Dentokromon the map
AgufoAgufo is a town in the Western Region of Ghana. The town is north of Domunli on the Atlantic coast of Ghana. It is located 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the regional capital, Takoradi, in the region of Western Region, and is in the Jomoro District. Other towns that surround Agufo are Domunli, Domun, Ejan, Dentukrom and Dentokrom. Show Agufoon the map
DomunDomun is a town in the Western Region of Ghana. The town is north of Domunli on the Atlantic coast of Ghana. It is located 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the regional capital, Takoradi, in the region of Western Region, and is in the Jomoro District. Other towns that surround Domun are Domunli, Agufo, Ejan, Dentukrom and Dentokrom. Show Domunon the map
EjanEjan is a town in the Western Region of Ghana. The town is north of Domunli on the Atlantic coast of Ghana. It is located 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the regional capital, Takoradi, in the region of Western Region, and is in the Jomoro District. Other towns that surround Ejan are Domunli, Domun, Agufo, Dentukrom and Dentokrom. Show Ejanon the map
AximAxim is a coastal town and the capital of Nzema East Municipal district, a district in Western Region of South Ghana. Axim lies 64 kilometers west of the port city of Sekondi-Takoradi in Western Region to the west of Cape Three Points. Axim has a 2013 settlement population of 27,719 people. Show Aximon the map
KanganKengen, originally called Kenrene (pronounced kɛnrɛne), is a town in Jomoro District of the Jomoro constituency of the Western Region of Ghana. Other people have ascribed names such as Kangan or Kangane but this is as a result of mis-pronunciation by non-indigenous writers. Show Kanganon the map
TarkwaTarkwa is a town and is the capital of Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal district, a district in the Western Region southwest of South Ghana. Tarkwa has a 2013 settlement population of 34,941 people. Show Tarkwaon the map
AnajiAnaji is a village in the Western region of Ghana. It is 10 kilometres from the centre Takoradi, the Western regional capital. The village is a dormitory village. Show Anajion the map
BeyinBeyin is a village in the Jomoro district, a district in the Western Region of Ghana. Beyin contains the Fort Apollonia Castle. Show Beyinon the map
Sefwi AkontombraSefwi Akontombra is a small town and is the capital of Sefwi Akontombra district, a district in the Western Region of Ghana. Show Sefwi Akontombraon the map
Wassa-AkropongWassa-Akropong is a small town and is the capital of Wasa Amenfi East district, a district in the Western Region of Ghana. Show Wassa-Akropongon the map
BibianiBibiani is a town and capital of the district, a district in the Western Region of Ghana. Show Bibianion the map
EikweEikwe is a small town in the Nzema East district of the Western Region of Ghana. Show Eikweon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Western
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Western RegionThe Western Region is located in south Ghana, spreads from the Ivory Coast border in the west to the Central region in the east, includes the capital and large twin city of Sekondi-Takoradi on the coast, coastal Axim, and a hilly inland area including Elubo. It includes Ghana's southernmost location, Cape Three Points, where crude oil was discovered in commercial quantities in June 2007. The Western Region enjoys a long coastline that stretches from South Ghana's border with Ivory Coast to the Western region's boundary with the Central Region on the east.Show on map
Aowin/SuamanThe Aowin District is a district of Ghana in the Western Region. It shares common boundaries with Wassa Amenfi, Jomoro, Sefewi-Wiawso and Juabeso-Bia Districts. It is bordered by La Cote de voire to the west. The district capital is Enchi. The two main rivers are Tano and Bia and along with numerous tributaries are perennials which drain the district all the year round.Show on map
BiaBia District is a former District of Ghana in the Western Region. Its administrative capital was Sefwi Essam. The common language of the area is the Sefwi language The district was created from a split of the Juaboso-Bia District in 2004 by an Act of Parliament through a Legislative Instrument. In 2012 Bia District was split into Bia West District and Bia East District.Show on map
EllembelleThe Ellembelle District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Ellembelle. The Ellembelle District Assembly is located at Nkroful, the birthplace of Kwame Nkrumah. The district is among the new districts and municipalities created in 2008 by the then President, John Agyekum Kufuor. It was inaugurated on 29 February 2008.Show on map
Prestea-Huni ValleyThe Prestea-Huni Valley District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Bogoso. The district is among the new districts and municipalities created in 2008 by the then President, John Agyekum Kufuor. It was inaugurated on 29 February 2008.Show on map
Shama newThe Shama District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Shama. The district is among the new districts and municipalities created in 2008 by the then President, John Agyekum Kufuor. It was inaugurated on 29 February 2008.Show on map
Nzema EastThe Nzema East Municipal District is a district of Ghana in the Western Region of Ghana. 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
Secondi TakoradiThe Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly is one of the eighteen (18) districts of Ghana in the Western Region of Ghana. The capital is Sekondi-Takoradi, which is also the capital of the Western Region, Ghana.Show on map
JuabosoThe Juabeso District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Juaboso. The district contains the village of Benchema and Nkatieso.Show on map
JomoroThe Jomoro District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Half Assini. It is the westernmost district on the coast of Ghana.Show on map
Mpohor/Wassa EastThe Mpohor/Wassa East District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. The town of Daboase is the capital.Show on map
Bibiani/Ahwiaso/BekwaiThe District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Bibiani.Show on map
Sefwi AkontobraSefwi Akontombra is a small town and is the capital of Sefwi Akontombra district, a district in the Western Region of Ghana.Show on map
Sefwi-WiawsoThe Sefwi-Wiawso District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Wiawso. It was elevated to municipal status in 2012.Show on map
Wassa WestThe Wassa West District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Aboso.Show on map
Ahanta WestThe Ahanta West District is one of the 22 districts in the Western Region of Ghana. Its capital is Agona Nkwanta.Show on map
Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan DistrictThe Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan District is a district of Ghana in the Western Region.Show on map