Abura-Dunkwa

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Abura-Dunkwa
Town
Abura-Dunkwa is located in Ghana
Abura-Dunkwa
Abura-Dunkwa
Location of Dunkwa-On-Offin in Central Region, South Ghana
Coordinates: 5°58′0″N 1°47′0″W / 5.96667°N 1.78333°W / 5.96667; -1.78333
Region Central Region
District Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Abura-Dunkwa is a small town and the capital of Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District, a district in the Central Region of south Ghana.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Topography[edit]

Abura-Dunkwa is low-lying with loose quaternary sands and it rises up to 80 metres above sea level.[3] The town is drained by a number of rivers and streams, including the Offin River, Birim River and small streams.[3]

Education[edit]

Abura-Dunkwa is known for the Dunkwa secondary technical school, Boa Amponsem, Oxford, and St Andrews secondary schools.[4] The school is a second cycle institution.[5]

Transport[edit]

Abura-Dunkwa is a junction station on the narrow gauge Ghana Railway system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese district
  2. ^ There are several places in South Ghana with the same name of Dunkwa.
  3. ^ a b Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese district: Topography
  4. ^ "References » Schools/Colleges". Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "List of Secondary Schools in Ghana". Retrieved 12 August 2011.