Mpraeso is a town and the capital of Kwahu South district, a district in the Eastern Region of south Ghana, located at an altitude of 367 m on the Kwahu Plateau, which forms the south-west boundary of Lake Volta. Mpraeso has a 2013 settlement population of 11,190 people. [1 ]
Geography [ edit ]
The headwaters of the
Pra River are near Mpraeso.
Education [ edit ]
Mpraeso Secondary School (MPASS) is in Mpraeso .
The discovery of
Bauxite near Mpraeso, announced in 1924, led to the development of the Bauxite mining industry along the Volta River. [3 ]
Mpraeso is famous for manufacturing pottery, particularly for its grinding bowls: shallow dishes with strong, inverted rims and ridges on the interior used to grind vegetables using a small wooden pestle.
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