If you are looking for a region rich in diversity and culture in Ghana then the Brong Ahafo Region will certainly be your top pick. Comprising of 22 Districts there are a lot of places to explore as an investor or tourist. As you plan to explore the districts learning a number of important details about the country will suffice.
The nation of Ghana is fast gaining pace in the African continent. Despite its peaceful political state and rising economic status, Ghana is a lovely place because of its beautiful and diverse regions. The Brong Ahafo Region tops this list. If you are looking for information about the regions districts, capitals and culture then the following article should be your perfect you. Read on to educate yourself more about the region.
The Brong Ahafo Region
The Brong Ahafo Region dates way back to 1959 April after the region was separated from the larger Ashanti region. With a geographical area of 39,557 square kilometers the Brong Ahafo region shares its borders to the North with the Northern region, the Western region and Ashanti to the South, La Cote d’Ivoire to its West, the Eastern region to its Southeast and the Volta region to its East. Population wise, Brong Ahafo region has a total of 2,310,983 residents according to the 2010 census figures.
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Map of Brong Ahafo Region
If you want to know more about Brong Ahafo, the Brong Ahafo region map is a good starting point. This document which is readily available online or at the local travel agencies and immigration offices highlights the different landmarks found in the country. From it also you will be able to tell the different district locations within the region.
Brong Ahafo Region Districts and Their Capitals
In Ghana, the state is the single governing body in power. This is subsequently broken down to the regional levels and finally to the districts. The Ghana Brong Ahafo region map indicates that this region has a total of 22 districts who are governed by the District Chief Executives who work under the administrative and political jurisdiction of the Regional Minister. This hierarchy of leadership is very important as it helps ease the leadership and allocation of natural and regional resources. As it is today, the capital of the Brong Ahafo region is found in Sunyani. The following is a list of the different districts and their capitals in the region.
- Sunyani Municipal District, SUNYANI
- Sunyani West District, ODUMASE
- Tano North District, DUAYAW-NKWANTA
- Tano South District, BECHEM
- Berecum District, BERECUM
- Techiman Municipal District, TECHIMAN
- Asutifi District, KENYASI
- Dormaa District, DORMA-AHENKRO
- Dormaa East District, WAMFIE
- Asunafo North District, GOASO
- Asunafo South District, KUKUOM
- Jaman North District, SAMPA
- Jaman South District, DROBO
- Tain District, NSAWKAW
- Kintampo North District, KINTAMPO
- Kintampo South District, JEMA
- Nkoranza District, NKORANZA
- Nkoranza North Plains District, BUSUNYA
- Pru District, YEJI
- Atebubu-Amantin District, ATEBUBU
- Sene District, KWAME DANSO
In addition to the above districts, below are some of the newly formed districts in the Brong Ahafo region in Ghana
- Asutifi District – Asutifi South District
- Sene – Sene East
- (Sene now called Sene West)
- Dormaa – Dormaa West District
- Tain – Banda District
The Brong Ahafo Region is one of the most welcoming regions in Ghana. From the list above there are many districts you can choose to live and make it home. Particularly the region’s capital, Sunyani, is strategically located with a good road network making it possible for residents to access Ghana’s capital Accra with their agricultural products and minerals. If you are planning to make Ghana home then the Brong Ahafo Region should be your stopping point.