Nungua

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Nungua
Town
Nungua is located in Ghana
Nungua
Nungua
Location in Ghana
Coordinates: 5°36′0″N 0°4′0″W / 5.60000°N 0.06667°W / 5.60000; -0.06667
CountryFlag of Ghana.svg Ghana
RegionGreater Accra Region
DistrictKrowor Municipal District
Population
 (2012)
 • Total84,119[1]
 Ranked 18th in Ghana
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT

Nungua is a town in Krowor Municipal District in the Greater Accra Region of southeastern Ghana near the coast.[2] Nungua is the eighteenth most populous settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 84,119 people.[1]

Politics[edit]

Nungua is located within Krowor Constituency led by Elizabeth Afoley Quaye,[3][4] a member of the New Patriotic Party,[5] who succeeded Dr. Nii Oakley Quaye-Kumah of the National Democratic Congress.[6]

Traditions[edit]

The people of Nungua are Ga Dangmes.They celebrate the Kpledzoo festival.[7] They are in eight clans, namely: Nii Mantse We, Nii Moi We, Nii Borte We, Nii Adzin We, Nii Borkwei We, Nii Osokrono We, Nii Odarteitse We, Nii Djenge We. The paramount chief of Nungua is King (Dr) Odaifio Welentsi III.[8]

Education[edit]

Education can be accessed in all level in Nungua. Notable schools include:

Tertiary schools[edit]

Senior high schools[edit]

  • Nungua Secondary School[12]
  • Nungua Presbyterian Secondary Commercial school[13]
  • St Peter's Anglican Senior High School[14]
  • Royal Technical College[15]

Basic schools (public)[edit]

  • Nungua Methodist '1' Basic School
  • Nungua Methodist '2' Basic School
  • St. Paul Anglican Basic Schools
  • Nungua Lekma Basic Schools
  • Nungua Presby Basic Schools.[16]

Transport[edit]

Nungua is accessible by rail,[17] road[18] and sea. It is served by a station on the eastern network of the national railway system. A bridge that was out of service for some time was repaired in 2009. Taxi, tro tro (mini buses), Metro Transit Buses are available on road. canoes are also used by local folks along the beach.[19]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Gazetteer online". World-gazetteer.com.
  2. ^ Touring Ghana – Greater Accra Region Archived 11 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ 122108447901948 (2 October 2019). "Ledzokuku, Krowor on track to make Accra cleanest city". Graphic Online. Retrieved 21 October 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "member of parliament of krowor".
  5. ^ Online, Peace FM. "Count On Me - Nungua MP Tells Constituents". m.peacefmonline.com. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  6. ^ 122108447901948 (12 September 2016). "Two 'iron' ladies clash at Krowor". Graphic Online. Retrieved 21 October 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  7. ^ "kpledzoo with a difference".
  8. ^ 122108447901948 (26 June 2017). "Motivate teachers to give their best — Dr Odaifio Welentsi". Graphic Online. Retrieved 21 October 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  9. ^ "Regional Maritime University". Regional Maritime University. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  10. ^ "Home - Laweh Laweh Open University Ghana". Laweh. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  11. ^ "GCB Training School Nungua, Greater Accra, Ghana". gh.geoview.info. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  12. ^ "20 Nungua SHS students collapse, rushed to hospital". Citinewsroom - Comprehensive News in Ghana, Current Affairs, Business News, Headlines, Ghana Sports, Entertainment, Politics. 3 July 2018. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  13. ^ "Ghana Telephone Directory : Nungua Presbyterian Secondary Commercial, Accra". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  14. ^ "Nungua Donates to St. Peter's Anglican School".
  15. ^ "User". Africa Schools Online. 7 June 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2019.[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ "schools in Nungua".
  17. ^ "Ghana Railway Company starts a two-week free ride". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  18. ^ "Akufo-Addo promises interchange at Nungua, dualization of Beach Road". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  19. ^ Touring Ghana – Greater Accra Region Archived 11 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine. touringghana.com.

Coordinates: 05°36′00″N 00°04′00″W / 5.60000°N 0.06667°W / 5.60000; -0.06667