Bonwire

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Bonwire
Kente Clothing Weaving Village
A man weaves Ashanti Kente cloth using a traditional loom while listening to music at Bonwire village in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal of Ashanti.
A man weaves Ashanti Kente cloth using a traditional loom while listening to music at Bonwire village in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal of Ashanti.
Bonwire is located in Ashanti
Bonwire
Bonwire
Coordinates: 6°47′N 1°28′W / 6.783°N 1.467°W / 6.783; -1.467Coordinates: 6°47′N 1°28′W / 6.783°N 1.467°W / 6.783; -1.467
City-State  Ashanti
Municipality Ejisu-Juaben Municipal
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 162
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Bonwire is a kente clothing weaving village in Ejisu-Juaben Municipal district, a district of Ashanti.[1]

History[edit]

Bonwire is the home of the Ashanti Kente cloth.[2]

Education[edit]

Bonwire is also known for the Bonwire Secondary Technical School.[3] The school is a second cycle institution.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ghana » Ashanti Region » Ejisu-Juaben District". ghanadistricts.gov.gh. 
  2. ^ Meyer, Louise (August 2002). "Review of Musgrove, Margaret, The Spider Weaver: A Legend of Kente Cloth". H-AfrTeach. p. 2. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "References » Schools/Colleges". www.modernghana.com. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "List of Secondary Schools in Ghana". www.ghanaschoolsnet.com/. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 

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