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Koforidua, main street - short video;

 

 

Eastern region of Ghana

21 DISTRICTS

New-Juaben Municipal District , -

KOFORIDUA+ IMAGE

Upper Manya Krobo ,- Asesewa+ IMAGE

Afram Plains District , - DONKORKROM

Akuapim North District , - AKROPONG

Akuapim South District , - NSAWAM

Akyemansa District , - OFOASE

Asuogyaman District , - ATIMPOKU

Atiwa District , - KWABENG

Birim North District , - NEW-ABIREM

Birim Central Municipal , - AKIM ODA

Birim South District , - Akyem Swedru

East Akim District , - KIBI

Fanteakwa District , - BEGORO

Kwaebibirem District , - KADE

Kwahu South District , - MPREASO

Kwahu West District , - NKAWKAW+ IMAGE

Kwahu East District , - Abetifi

Manya Krobo District , - ODUMASE-KROBO

Suhum/Kraboa/Coaltar District , - SUHUM

West Akim Municipal District , - ASAMANKESE

Yilo Krobo District , - SOMANYA+ IMAGE

KOFORIDUA,

capital of

Eastern region / Ghana

Koforidua is the capital of the Eastern Region

(New Juaben Municipal Assembly)

and has a population of 87,315 (2000 census).

Near Koforidua, you`ll find the Akosombo Dam which holds  Lake Volta,  the worlds largeest man-made lake.

Also nearby Boti falls ,on the Pawnpawn river northeast of Koforidua , Boti forest reserve .
 
 

FESTIVALS

IN THE EASTERN REGION

Jan.

Feb.

Mar.

  • Ngmayen – Harvest / Thanksgiving – late March or early April -Krobo Odumase Somanya,
    Eastern Region

Apr.

  • DIPO (Puberty Rites)
    A puberty festival to initiate young girls into womanhood with
    a parade in attire close to nudity. ( DANGME SHAI/KROBO/ )
    Held in Krobo land, 50 miles east of Accra.
    April.

May

  • Kotoklo Festival – in honour of the shrine “Kotoklo” for the role it played in an ancient war -Somanya & Krobo Odumase, Eastern Region

Jun.

Jul.

Aug.

Sep.

  • Odwira (Harvest/Thanksgiving) -Akropong-Akuapem, Eastern Region
  • Cocoa festival was launched in Accra on Wednesday.

The maiden festival scheduled for September 20 at Mampong Akuapem, where the first cocoa trees were planted, is being organised by FM24 Company, managers of Tetteh Quarshie farms and is expected to be an annual event.

  • Ohum - Mampong-Akuapem, Eastern Region ( + Okt. )

Okt.

  • Akonnedi (Festival of the ‘Akonnedi’ shrine) 9th – 15th October -Larteh, Eastern Region
  • Odwira -Akropong and Amanokrom, Eastern Region

Nov.

Dec.

  • Odwira -Akyem Kotoku Traditional Area, Akyem Oda, Eastern Region

If you have any festival infos, feel free and contact us with updates..!

 

 

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New-Juaben Municipal District
Regional MinisterHon. Ofosu Ampofo
(NDC)

District-

Contact

New Juaben Municipal Assembly
P.O Box 199
Koforidua
Eastern Region
Ghana
W / Africa
CapitalKoforidua
Area19,323 km²
Population 2000 2,106,696
Districts17
ISO 3166-2GH-EP

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