Dixcove

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Dixcove
Village
Dixcove is located in Ghana
Dixcove
Dixcove
Location of Dixcove in Western Region, South Ghana
Coordinates: 4°48′N 1°57′W / 4.800°N 1.950°W / 4.800; -1.950Coordinates: 4°48′N 1°57′W / 4.800°N 1.950°W / 4.800; -1.950
Country Ghana
Region Western Region
District Ahanta West District
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Dixcove is a coastal village in the Ahanta West district, a district in the Western Region of South Ghana, located approximately 35 km west of the regional capital of Sekondi-Takoradi.[1]

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Dixcove is the site of Fort Metal Cross, an English-built fort which was completed in 1698, which dominates the fishing village and town from a bluff located on the eastern side of the village.[2]

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