Bekwai

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Bekwai
Town & District Capital
Country Ghana
Region Ashanti
DistrictBekwai Municipal
Population
(2013)
 • Total7,267[1]
 Ranked 79th in Ghana
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT

Bekwai is a town and the capital of the Bekwai Municipal, a municipal in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.[2] Bekwai is the seventy-ninth most populous settlement in Ghana, with a population of 7,267 people.[1] Bekwai and the Bekwai Municipal are south of the Ashanti regional capital of Kumasi, north of Obuasi.

Telecommunication[edit]

There are 37 public payphones from a total of 5,000 telephone lines that are installed throughout the Bekwai Municipal District. Also, a post office has been established.

Healthcare and sanitation[edit]

There is also the state Bekwai Hospital. Bekwai is one of six municipalities in the Bekwai Municipal District in which tap water is generally available.

Education[edit]

Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School wesley High Senior Secondary School [[College Of Accountancy St. John Senior High School

Train station[edit]

In Bekwai there is a train station.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Gazetteer online". World-gazetteer.com. Archived from the original on 2012-01-11.
  2. ^ Touring Ghana - Ashanti Region Archived 2012-06-07 at the Wayback Machine. touringghana.com.

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