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Part of the map of Western region with Takoradi

 

 

Location of Bolgatanga, Ghana, near the Burkina Faso border.Bolgatanga, colloquially known as Bolga,
is the capital of both the Bolgatanga Municipal District and the Upper East Region of Ghana, and has a
population of about 50,000 (2000.
 
 

SEKONDI -TAKORADI


Sekondi-Takoradi, population 335,000 (2005), is the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. It is Ghana's third largest city and an industrial and commercial center. The chief industries are timber, plywood, shipbuilding and railroad repair. It lies on the main railway lines
to Kumasi and (Accra) - Railway ( Accra ) is out of order, but you might bord a train from Takoradi -via Obuasi to Kumasi and return!

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TAKORADI in PIC STURES

MONKEY HILL

NZULEZO .

SEKONDI FISHING HARBOUR

SEKONDI in PICTURES

FORT BATENSTEIN .

ANKOBRA

BUSIA BEACH (25 Km fro Takoradi) .

SEKONDI - TAKORADI SPORTS STADIUM

FORT ORANGE .

Anton Wilhelm AMO

Kwame Nkrumah`s Nkroful  .

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History of Sekondi-Takoradi

Streets in the town of Sekondi-TakoradiSekondi, older and larger, prospered from a railroad built in 1903 to hinterland mineral and timber resources. Takoradi has an important deep seaport, Ghana's first, built in 1928.

Both stemmed from 17th Century Dutch and English forts. The cities combined in 1946.

 

Takoradi Harbour / Seaport

Takoradi Hafen wurde erschaffen 1928.

Sekondi und Takoradi wurden 1946 als eine Stadt zusammengelegt .

 
 

WESTERN REGION

Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan District ,

SEKONDI - TAKORADI


Ahanta West District , - AGONA-NKWANTA / Aowin/Suaman District , - ENCHI / Bia District , - ESSAM

Bibiani/Anhwiaso/Bekwai District , - BIBIANI / Ellembelle District , - Ellembelle (new)

Jomoro District , - HALF-ASSIN / Juabeso District , - JUABESO / Mpohor/Wassa East District , - DABOASE

Nzema East District , - AXIM / Prestea-Huni Valley District , - Bogoso (new)


Sefwi-Wiawso District , - WIAWSO / Sefwi Akontombra district ,-Sefwi Akontombra (new) / Shama District , - Shama

Wasa Amenfi East District , - WASSA-AKROPONG / Wasa Amenfi West District,- ASANKRANGWA

Wassa West District , - TARKWA

Western Region

Regional MinisterPaul Evans Aidoo (Nominated / Jan 2009)
CapitalSekondi-Takoradi

Area

23,921 km²

Population

2000

1,924,577
Districts13
ISO 3166-2GH-WP

 

 

 

 
Takoradi , STC - Station / All pictures (c) ghana-net.com & ghana-net.net

 

Takoradi has a well-equipped technical training centre (Takoradi Technical Institute, TTI, 1,400 students in two shifts) assisted by the German Government through GTZ/GOPA.


Sekondi-Takoradi is a Sister City
of Boston (Massachusetts, USA),
Oakland (California, USA) and maintains
a link with Plymouth England.
Takoradi Technical Institute houses a Fabrication Lab, equipped by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which is the first of its kind in Africa.

Mercy Foundation International is an organization that works with vulnerable children and street children. It has recently opened an internet cafe and computer training center to encourage familiarity with computers and help them acquire computer skills

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