Pepease

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Pepease
Village
Pepease is located in Ghana
Pepease
Pepease
Location of Pepease in Eastern Region
Coordinates: 6°41′40″N 0°44′00″W / 6.6944°N 0.7333°W / 6.6944; -0.7333Coordinates: 6°41′40″N 0°44′00″W / 6.6944°N 0.7333°W / 6.6944; -0.7333
Country Ghana
Region Eastern Region
District Kwahu East District
Elevation 1,690 ft (515 m)
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Pepease is a village in the Kwahu East district, a district in the Eastern Region of south Ghana.[1]

Education[edit]

Pepease is known for the Saint Dominic Senior Secondary School.[2] The school is a second cycle institution.[3]

The village has a number of associations Pepease Kyidom Mma Kuo, Pepease Awerekyekye kuo, Pepease Ladies Club, Pepease Social Club which are helping to develop the village in projects like construction of hostels for students and providing land for the establishment of the department of Computer Engineering and Faculty of Agriculture for the Presbyterian University College whose main office is at Abetifi about three kilometres away.[1]

Economy[edit]

The Kwahu Rural Bank has, since 2011, spent US$65 million to finance a number of development projects in its catchment area. Major recent developments include a modern hotel called Modak Royal Hotel, major developments at St Dominic Senior High School, and a visual communications agency (Codgraphics Studio).[4][5]

Transport[edit]

The distance to Accra is about 196 km (122 mi), Accra (south Ghana), 198 km (123 mi), Accra - Kotoka Airport (ACC) (south Ghana), Sajuna Beach Club (south Ghana), 173 km (107 mi), Ashanti region (south Ghana) 37 km (23 mi). Getting there will involve a long drive since the nearest international airport Accra - Kotoka Airport (ACC) is 195 km (121 mi) from the village of Pepease.[1]

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