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Ennimir, a King of the Wassa (by Gramberg, Litho. 1861)

The Wassa are an Akan people who live predominantly in Ivory Coast.[1]

The Wassa also live in Akanland, Ghana. One of the famous Wassa town is Tarkwa, one of the highest producer of Gold in Akanland, and where John Atta Mills was born.


  1. ^ Olson, James Stuart (1996). The peoples of Africa: an ethnohistorical dictionary. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-313-27918-8. Retrieved 18 April 2010.