Ga East Municipal District

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Ga East Municipal
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Region Greater Accra Region
District type Municipal Assembly
Municipal Chief Executive Hon. John Kwao Sackey
Succeeded Hon. Kofi Allotey
Capital Abokobi
Town(s)
Villages
Area - km²
Population
ISO 3166 GH-WP-SA

The Ga East Municipal[1] is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Its capital is Abokobi.

Georgraphy[edit]

Ga East Municipal District is bordered on the north by the Akuapim South District in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It is bordered on its other three sides by other districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. To the west is the Ga West District, to the south Accra Metropolis District and in the east the Tema Metropolis District.

Settlements[edit]

Towns and villages

The towns in the district include: Abokobi the capital, Dome, Madina, Taifa, and the villages in the district include: Ashongman, Ayi Mensa, Bansa, Haatso, Kwabenya, Oyarifa and Pantang.

Abokobi is an important town historically as Presbyterian missionaries set up a mission here. It is still an important centre for the Presbyterian Church of Ghana. Madina is the biggest market town in the district. Kwabenya is the location of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission.

Health[edit]

There is a large psychiatry hospital at Pantang, which includes a psychiatry nursing training school.

Sources[edit]

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Coordinates: 5°44′17″N 0°11′42″W / 5.73806°N 0.19500°W / 5.73806; -0.19500