What are the 16 regions in Ghana?

Ghana is divided into 16 regions that are further subdivided into 212 districts and then into councils and unit committees. The 16 regions of Ghana are Ahafo, Ashanti, Bono, Bono East, Central, Eastern, Greater Accra, North East, Northern, Oti, Savannah, Upper East, Upper West, Volta, Western, and Western North.

What are the 16 regions and their capital?

The 16 regional capitals;

  • Oti Region – Dambai.
  • Bono East Region – Techiman.
  • Ahafo Region – Goaso.
  • Bono Region – Sunyani.
  • North East Region – Nalerigu.
  • Savannah Region – Damango.
  • Western North Region- Sefwi Wiawso.
  • Western Region – Sekondi.

What are the sixteen Region in Ghana and their capitals?

Current regions

Former Region Capital Capital
Central Cape Coast Cape Coast
Eastern Koforidua Koforidua
Greater Accra Accra Accra
Northern Tamale Tamale

What are the 10 region in Ghana?

… of 24,658,832 million Ghana is divided into 10 regions, namely: Upper West Region (UWR), Upper East Region (UER), Northern Region (NR), Brong-Ahafo Region (BAR), Ashanti Region (AR), Eastern Region (ER), Western Region (WR), Central Region (CR) and the Greater Accra Region (GAR).

IMPORTANT:  Is Los Angeles bigger than Ghana?

What is the richest region in Ghana?

Land of Gold –

Historically, we can confidently say the Ashanti’s are by far the richest sect of Ghanaians by birth. Born into riches, they are destined for wealth by inheritance. Many Ashanti’s acquire their starting capital from their fathers and forefathers.

What is the oldest region in Ghana?

Ghana started with five regions on March 6, 1957: Ashanti, the Northern, Eastern, Western and the Volta regions. The first region to be created post-independence was the Brong Ahafo Region.

What are the 6 new regions in Ghana?

The proposed splits were:

  • Northern split into Northern, North East and Savannah;
  • Volta split into Volta and Oti;
  • Western split into Western and Western North;
  • Brong-Ahafo split into Bono, Ahafo and Bono East.

What is the capital city of Ghana?

Who is the president of Ghana?

Who is the speaker of parliament in Ghana 2021?

The Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana is the presiding officer of the Parliament of Ghana. The current speaker is Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin. He was elected on 7 January 2021.

How many districts are there in Ghana now?

Ghana is now divided into 16 administrative regions, as of Feb 2019, sub-divided into a total of (now) about 230 districts.

African stories