Shai Osudoku District

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Shai Osudoku District
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Region Greater Accra Region
District type Ordinary
District Chief Executive Emmanuel Odoi Lartey
Capital Dodowa
Area 1,522 km²

Shai Osudoku District (formerly Dangme West District) forms part of the sixteen (16) Metropolis, municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region.[1]

It is the largest district in the Greater Accra Region. It can be found in the Southeastern part of Ghana. The capital town of Shai Osudoku District is Dodowa. The district was carved out of the former Dangme District in 1988 as a result of a national re-demarcation exercise carried out in relation to decentralization reforms in the country.

The main festival of the Shai Osudoku District is the Gmayem festival and Homowo for the people of Ningo and Prampram. Notable tourist attraction found in the district are the Kyenku water falls, Dodowa Forest and Shai Hills Resource Reserve. At Ningo is the Royal Carboo,the sea lane at Prampram and Stone lodge at Osuwem junction.

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  1. ^ "Shai Osudoku District". Dangme West District. Shai Osudoku District. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 

Coordinates: 5°37′31.99″N 0°5′23.82″W / 5.6255528°N 0.0899500°W / 5.6255528; -0.0899500