Chorkor

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Chorkor
Chorkor is located in Ghana
Chorkor
Chorkor
Location in Ghana
Coordinates: 5°31′39″N 0°13′55″W / 5.52750°N 0.23194°W / 5.52750; -0.23194
CountryFlag of Ghana.svg Ghana
RegionGreater Accra Region
DistrictAccra Metropolis
Elevation
39 ft (12 m)
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT

Chorkor is a fishing village and a neighborhood in the Accra Metropolis district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.[1][2] The Chorkor oven got its name from here.[3] Chorkor is a densely populated community.[4][5] Ga-Dangme is the largest ethnic group in Chorkor, followed by Akan.[6] Chorkor has electricity, water pipes, schools, and clinics.[7] Chorkor is popularly known for being the birthplace of the Azonto dance.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Accra Metropolis District
  2. ^ Integration of Municipal Archived 2011-10-08 at the Wayback Machine. lumes.lu.se.
  3. ^ Bonga processing. fao.org.
  4. ^ Stephen Appiah endorses WASH United Campaign Archived 2012-03-31 at the Wayback Machine. wash-united.org.
  5. ^ Strengthening the capicity. web.mit.edu.
  6. ^ A comparative study of ethnic residential segregation in Ghana's two largest cities, Accra and Kumasi, by George Owusu and Samuel Agyei-Mensah.
  7. ^ Welcome to the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment[permanent dead link]. ucl.ac.uk.
  8. ^ "Ghana's Azonto Dance hits global entertainment stage". myjoyonline.com. Archived from the original on 10 May 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.