|District||East Akim Municipal|
|Elevation||318 m (1,043 ft)|
|• Summer (DST)||GMT|
Kibi or Kyebi is a town and the capital of the East Akim Municipal District, a district in the Eastern Region of south Ghana, on the eastern slopes of the Atewa Range. Kibi lies at an altitude of 318 m, and, Kibi has a 2013 settlement population of 11,677 people.
Kibi is served at a short distance by a station on the Ghana rail transport network.
Kibi is the traditional capital of the Akyem Abuakwa state in Eastern region (also known as Okyeman). The Ofori Panin paramount stool which is the traditional seat of the Okyenhene is located in Kibi.
Tarkwaian rocks, a major source of gold, have been found near Kibi. Several mining companies including Paramount Mining Corporation have been exploring their potential. RUSAL, a major Russian Aluminium applied to the Ghana Minerals Commission and the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Industry Committee for permission to explore the Ghana bauxite deposits near Kibi. . The town is known for a lot of galamsey activities and these activities has led to the contamination of river Birim .
In Kibi there is a railway station, Kibi railway station.
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