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Central Region (Ghana)

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Central Region
regions of Ghana
CountryGhana Edit
CapitalCape Coast Edit
Edey de administrative territorial entity insydGhana Edit
Located in time zoneGreenwich Mean Time Edit
Coordinate location5°30′0″N 1°0′0″W Edit
Dey share bother plusWestern Region (Ghana), Ashanti Region, Eastern Region (Ghana), Greater Accra Region, Western North Region Edit
Language dem useNkonya, Adele, Efutu, Tafi Edit
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De Central Region be one of de sixteen administrative regions wey dey Ghana insyd. Edey border plus Ashanti den Eastern regions to ein north, Western region to ein west, Greater Accra region to ein east, den to ein south by de Gulf of Guinea. De Central Region be renown for ein plenty elite high schools den ein economy sake of plenty industrial minerals den tourism dey der. De Central region dey boast sake of plenty tourist attractions such as castles, forts den beaches wey dey along de region ein coastline.

Economy den tourism[edit | edit source]

De Central Region be hub for education, plus some of de best schools insyd de country. De region ein economy be dominate by services wey dey follow by mining den fishing. Cape Coast Castle den Elmina Castle be prominent UNESCO World Heritage Sites den serve as a reminder for de Trans-Atlantic slave trade. De Central Region be major center for tourism insyd Ghana den edey plenty beaches den national parks (Kakum National Park).[1] U.S. President Barack Obama ein first international trip for de world be de city of Cape Coast insyd 2009.

Public Universities[edit | edit source]

Private Universities[edit | edit source]

  • KAAF University College
  • Marysons College, Cape Coast
  • Pan African Christian University College
  • Nduom School of Business and Technology

Training Colleges and Technical Universities[edit | edit source]

  • Ola College of Education, Old Elmina Road, Cape Coast
  • Presbyterian College of Education
  • Gladmond Vocational Institute, Abura/Asebu/Kwamank
  • Methodist Voc Trg Centre, Abura/Asebu/Kwamank
  • Archbishop Porter's Polytechnic, Cape Coast
  • Fosu College of Education, Assin Fosu.
  • Komenda College of Education, Komenda.
  • Assinman Nursing and Midwifery Training College
  • Cape Coast Nursing and Midwifery Training College
  • Police Command and Staff Training College, Winneba
  • College of Community Nursing, Winneba

Senior High Schools [edit | edit source]

  • Aburaman Senior High School, Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese
  • Academy of Christ the King, Cape Coast
  • Adankwaman Sec/Comm, Assin Darman
  • Adisadel College
  • Aggrey Memorial Senior High School, Cape Coast
  • Apam Senior High School
  • Assin Manso Senior High School, Assin Manso
  • Assin North Sec/Tech, Assin Asempanaye
  • Assin Nsuta Senior High School, Assin Nsuta
  • Assin State College, Assin Bereku
  • Awutu-Winton Senior High School, Awutu/Efutu/Senya
  • Besease Sec/Comm, Ajumako Besease
  • Boa-Amponsem Senior High School, DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN
  • Breman Asikuma Senior High School, Asikuma/Od/Brakwa
  • Charity Comm Sch, Twifo Hemang
  • Charity International Senior High School, Gomoa Manso
  • Diaso Senior High School, Upper Denkyira
  • Dunkwa Sec/Tech, Dunkwa -On-Offin
  • Edinaman Day Senior School, Edin/Kom/Eguafo
  • Effutu Sec/Tech, Cape Coast
  • Ekumfi T.I Ahmadiyya Senior High School, Ekumfi Ekroful
  • Eguafo-Abrem Senior High School, Edin/Kom/Eguafo
  • Enyan Denkyira Senior High, Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese
  • Eyan Denkyira Senior High School, Ajumako/Enyan/Esiam
  • Ghana National College
  • Gomoa Sec/Tech, Gomoa
  • Holy Child High School, Ghana
  • Insaanyya Senior High Business School, Kasoa
  • Jukwa Senior High, Twifo Hemang
  • Komenda Senior High School Edin/Kom/Eguafo
  • Kumfi T. I Ahmadiiyya Senior High, Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese
  • Kwanyako Senior High School, Agona Kwanyako
  • Kwegyir Aggrey Senior High School
  • Mando Day Senior High School, Ajumako/Enyan/Esiam
  • Mankessim Sec/Tech, Mankessim
  • Mfantsiman Girls' Senior High School
  • Mfantsipim School
  • MOSECO, Kasoa
  • Nsaba Presby Senior High, Agona Nsaba
  • Nyakrom Day Senior High, Agona Nyakrom
  • Nyankumase Ahenkro Senior High, Fante Nyankomase
  • Obama College, Mankessim
  • Obiri Yeboah Senior High, Assin Fosu
  • Obrakyere Sec/Tech Awutu/Efutu/Senya
  • Odoben Senior High, Asikuma/Od/Brakwa
  • Oguaa Sec/Tech, Cape Coast
  • Pank Secondary Business College, Awutu Bawjiase
  • Potsin T.I Ahm Senior High School, Gomoa Potsin
  • S.D.A Senior High School, Gomoa Manso
  • Saltpond Meth. Senior High, Saltpond
  • Sammo Senior High School, Cape Coast
  • Senya Senior High
  • St. Augustine's College (Cape Coast)
  • Swedru School of Business, Agona Swedru
  • Swedru Senior high, Agona Swedru
  • University Practice Senior High School
  • Wesley Girls' High School
  • Winneba Senior High, Winneba
  • Moree Senior High Technical School

Cuisine[edit | edit source]

De Central Region be well known for ein varied choices for food insyd. . Etsew den Fantefante (fresh fish palm oil stew) be dema main dish wey dem dey enjoy more tyms. Kenkey den Fufu be chow wey dem dey eat plus variety of sauces, stews, den soups. Seafood be commonly eaten across de Central Region.

Administrative divisions[edit | edit source]

De political administration for de region be thru de local government ein system. Under dis administration system, dem divide de region into 22 MMDA's (wey edey made up of 1 Metropolitan, 7 Municipal den 14 District Assemblies).[2] Each District, Municipal or Metropolitan Assembly, be administer by Chief Executive, wey dey rep de central government buh edey derive ein authority from de Assembly wey presiding member wey dem elect am from among de members themselves be dema head. De current list dey follow:

District Capital Constituency Member of Parliament Party
Abura Asebu Kwamankese Abura-Dunkwa Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese Elvis Morris Donkoh NPP
Agona East Nsaba Agona East Queenstar Pokua Sawyerr NDC
Agona West Municipal Agona Swedru Agona West Cynthia Mamle Morrison NPP
Ajumako Enyan Essiam Ajumako Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Cassiel Ato Baah Forson NDC
Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Breman Asikuma Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Alhassan Kobina Ghansah NDC
Assin Central Municipal Assin Foso Assin Central Kennedy Ohene Agyapong NPP
Assin North Assin Bereku Assin North James Gyakye Quayson NDC
Assin South Nsuaem Kyekyewere Assin South John Ntim Fordjuor NPP
Awutu Senya East Municipal Kasoa Awutu-Senya East Mavis Hawa Koomson NPP
Awutu Senya West Awutu Breku Awutu-Senya West Gizella Tetteh Agbotui NDC
Cape Coast Metropolitan Cape Coast Cape Coast North Kwamena Minta Nyarku NDC
Cape Coast South Kweku George Ricketts-Hagan NDC
Effutu Municipal Winneba Effutu Alexander Afenyo-Markin

(Deputy Majority Leader)

NPP
Ekumfi Apam Ekumfi Abeiku Crenstil NDC
Gomoa East Potsin Gomoa East Desmond De-Graft Paitoo NDC
Gomoa Central Afransi Gomoa Central Naana Eyiah Quansah NPP
Gomoa West Esakyir Gomoa West Richard Gyan Mensah NDC
Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Municipal Elmina Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Samuel Atta Mills NDC
Mfantsiman Municipal Saltpond Mfantseman Ophelia Hayford NPP
Twifo Atti Morkwa Twifo Praso Twifo-Atii Morkwaa T.D. David Vondee NDC
Twifo/Heman/Lower Denkyira Hemang Hemang Lower Denkyira Bright Wireko Brobbey NPP
Upper Denkyira East Municipal Dunkwa-on-Offin Upper Denkyira East Festus Awuah Kwofie NPP
Upper Denkyira West Diaso Upper Denkyira West Daniel Ohene Darko NDC
Districts insyd Central Region

Notable citizens[edit | edit source]

Notable citizens insyd Central region
# Name Home Town
1 Nana Ato Arthur Elmina
2 George Amoh Dunkwa-Offin
3 Ishmael Yartei Agona Swedru
4 Yvonne Nelson Cape Coast
5 Jackie Appiah Cape Coast
6 Menaye Donkor Agona Asafo
7 Paul Boateng Cape Coast
8 Van Vicker Cape Coast
9 Majid Michel Cape Coast
10 Michael Essien Cape Coast
11 John Mensah Cape Coast
12 Lydia Forson Cape Coast
13 Kwesi Amissah-Arthur Cape Coast
14 Paa Kwesi Nduom Elmina
15 Asamoah Boateng Kormantse
16 John Evans Atta Mills Cape Coast
17 Kwabena Kwabena Gomoa Mpota

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Story Map Series". www.arcgis.com. Retrieved 2021-07-20.
  2. "Central Region". GhanaDistricts. Retrieved 11 December 2017.