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Official logo of Begoro
Fanteakwa District logo
Begoro is located in Ghana
Location of Begoro in Eastern Region, Ghana
Coordinates: 6°23′N 0°23′W / 6.383°N 0.383°W / 6.383; -0.383
RegionEastern Region
DistrictFanteakwa District
 • Total48,516[1]
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT

Begoro is a town and the capital of Fanteakwa district, a district in the Eastern Region of south Ghana.[2] Begoro has a settlement population of 48,516 people, in 2013.[1]


Begoro is about 150 km north of Accra, off the road joining Koforidua and Nkawkaw.


Odwira festival also known as Ahwie.

Twin towns and cities[edit]

List of sister cities of Fanteakwa, designated by Sister Cities International:

Country City County / District / Region / State Date Ref.
England England York City Council.png York Coat of arms of North Yorkshire County Council.png North Yorkshire [3][4]
  • Fanteakwa is linked with York, England, via the York Fanteakwa Community Link (YFCL).[4]


  1. ^ a b "World Gazetteer online". Archived from the original on 2012-01-11.
  2. ^ Fanteakwa district Archived 2013-10-29 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ York Fanteakwa Community Link (YFCL)
  4. ^ a b Information on Yowla site

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 6°23′N 0°23′W / 6.383°N 0.383°W / 6.383; -0.383

  1. ^ Asare, Isaac. "Begoro To Celebrate Odwira(Ahwie) Festival". Modern Ghana. Modern Retrieved 19 April 2018.