Duayaw Nkwanta

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Duayaw Nkwanta
Town and District Capital
Duayaw Nkwanta is located in Ghana
Duayaw Nkwanta
Duayaw Nkwanta
Location of Duayaw Nkwanta in Brong-Ahafo
Coordinates: 7°10′N 2°06′W / 7.167°N 2.100°W / 7.167; -2.100Coordinates: 7°10′N 2°06′W / 7.167°N 2.100°W / 7.167; -2.100
Region Brong-Ahafo
District Tano North District
Elevation 315 m (1,033 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 17,476[1]
 • Demonym Duayaw Nkwanter
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Duayaw Nkwanta is a town and the capital of Tano North District, a district in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana, located close to the capital of Brong-Ahafo, Sunyani.[2] The infrastructure of Duayaw Nkwanta is well structured. Duayaw Nkwanta has a settlement population of 17,476.[1]

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is the main occupation among the workforce of Duayaw Nkwanta.[2]

Health[edit]

Duayaw Nkwanta has one of the best hospitals in Brong-Ahafo.[2] It is known as the Saint John of God of Hospital.[2] The hospital has an excellent orthopaedic centre.[2] It is rated among the top three in Ghana.[2]

Education[edit]

Duayaw Nkwanta is also known for the Boakye Tromo Secondary Technical School. It also has a female girls' Senior High School known as, Serwah Kesseh High School. Formerly, it was a mixed school by the name of Duayaw-Nkwanta Secondary School.[3][4][5] The schools are second cycle institutions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Gazetteer online". World-gazetteer.com. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Tano North District - Brong-Ahafo Region. Tanonorth.ghanadistricts.gov.gh.
  3. ^ "Educational Institutions". www.centralregion.gov.gh. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "References » Schools/Colleges". www.modernghana.com. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "List of Secondary Schools in Ghana". www.ghanaschoolsnet.com/. Retrieved 12 August 2011.