The Ghana Map is made up of 16 regions spread across the country, So which of the sixteen Regions does your school fall under? Here are the 16 Ghana Regions and their capital cities
1. Greater Accra Region – Accra
The Captial of the Greater Accra Region is Accra. it is also the seat of power. It is the most populated region in Ghana with a population of 4, 010, 054. In addition, the region has 16 districts.
2. Central Region – Cape Coast
The Capital of the Central Region is Cape Coast. The region has a population of 2,201,863. In addition, the region has 17 districts.
3. Eastern Region – Koforidua
The Capital of the Eastern Region is Koforidua. The Eastern region is made up of 26 districts with a population of 2,633,154.
4. Western Region – Sekondi Takoradi
The Capital of the Western Region is Sekondi Takoradi. The Western Region is made up of 22 districts with a population of 2,376,021.
5. Ashanti Region – Kumasi
The Capital of Ashanti Region is Kumasi. It is the 3rd biggest region in Ghana. The Ashanti Region has 30 districts with a population of 4,780,380.
6. Northern Region – Tamale
The Northern Region is the biggest region by landmass in Ghana with Tamale as the capital city. The Northern Region has a population of 2,479,461. It has 26 districts.
7. Upper East Region – Bolgatanga
The Capital of the Upper East Region is Bolgatanga. It is the 2nd smallest region in Ghana. The Upper Northern Region has 13 districts with a total of population of 1,046,545.
8. Upper West – Wa
The Capital of the Upper West Region is Wa. The region has 11 districts with a total population of 702,110. Among all the regions Ghana, the Upper West has the modest number of inhabitants.
9. Volta Region – Ho
The Capital of Volta Region is Ho. It is one of the regions in Ghana that are multi-ethnic and multilingual. The Volta Region has 25 districts with a population of about 2,118,252.
10. Brong Ahafo Region – Sunyani
The Capital of Brong Ahafo Region is Sunyani. It is the 2nd largest region in Ghana. The Brong Ahafo Region has 21 districts with a population of 2,310,983.
List of New Regions Created in Ghana
North East Region is created out of the Northern region and its capital is Nalerigu.
Savannah Region is created out of the Northern region and its capital is Damongo.
Bono East Region is created out of Brong-Ahafo region and its capital is Techiman.
Ahafo Region is created out of Brong-Ahafo region and its capital is Techiman.
Western North Region is created out of the Western Region and its capital is Sefwi-Wiawso.
Oti Region is created out of Volta Region and its capital is Dambai.