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Aflao
AFLAO is a town in Ketu South District in the Volta Region
Volta Region
on Ghana 's Togolese (eastern) border. Aflao
Aflao
is the twenty-eighth most populous settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 66,546 people. In the 18th century, Aflao
Aflao
served as one of the major markets for the slave trade . CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Chieftaincy * 3 Industry * 4 Notable people * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links GEOGRAPHY Aflao
Aflao
is located on the eastern coast of Ghana
Ghana
and is the major border town with neighboring Togo
Togo
. CHIEFTAINCY Aflao
Aflao
as a traditional area has Togbui Amenya Fiti V as her Paramount Chief. He is the traditional ruler of the land and performs traditional administrative and ceremonial functions in the area
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Western Region (Ghana)
The WESTERN REGION is located in south Ghana , spreads from the Ivory Coast border in the west to the Central region in the east, includes the capital and large twin city of Sekondi-Takoradi on the coast, coastal Axim , and a hilly inland area including Elubo . It includes Ghana's southernmost location, Cape Three Points , where crude oil was discovered in commercial quantities in June 2007. The Western Region enjoys a long coastline that stretches from South Ghana's border with Ivory Coast to the Western region's boundary with the Central Region on the east. The Western Region has the highest rainfall in Ghana, lush green hills, and fertile soils. There are numerous small and large-scale gold mines along with offshore oil platforms dominate the Western Region economy. The culture is dominated by the Akans ; the main languages are Akan and English
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Northern Region (Ghana)
The NORTHERN REGION is one of the ten regions of Ghana
Ghana
. It is located in the north of the country and is the largest of the ten regions, covering an area of 70,384 square kilometres or 31 percent of Ghana
Ghana
's area . The Northern Region is divided into 26 districts. The region's capital is Tamale
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Greater Accra Region
The GREATER ACCRA REGION has the smallest area of Ghana
Ghana
's 10 administrative regions, occupying a total land surface of 3,245 square kilometres or 1.4 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the second most populated region, after the Ashanti Region
Ashanti Region
, with a population of 2,905,726 in 2000, accounting for 15.4 per cent of Ghana’s total population
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Town
A TOWN is a form of human settlement . Towns are generally larger than villages but smaller than cities , though the size definition for what constitutes a each of these terms varies considerably in different parts of the world
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Metre Gauge
METRE-GAUGE RAILWAYS are narrow-gauge railways with track gauge of 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in). CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 Installations * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links OVERVIEWThe metre gauge is used in around 95,000 kilometres (59,000 mi) of tracks around the world. Historically it was utilized by European colonial powers such as the French, British, and German empires. In Europe, large metre-gauge networks remain in use in Switzerland
Switzerland
, northern Spain
Spain
and in many European towns with urban trams , although most metre-gauge local railways in France , in Germany, and Belgium closed down in the mid-20th century. With the revival of urban rail transport, metre-gauge light metros were established in some cities, while in other cities metre gauge was replaced by standard gauge
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Brong-Ahafo Region
The BRONG-AHAFO REGION is located in south Ghana . Brong-Ahafo is bordered to the north by the Black Volta River and to the east by the Lake Volta , and to the south by the Ashanti region , Eastern and Western regions , and to the west by the Ivory Coast southeastern border . The capital of Brong-Ahafo is Sunyani . Brong-Ahafo was created in 1958 from Bono state and named after the dominant and native inhabitants, Akans Brong and Ahafo. CONTENTS * 1 Economy and tourism * 2 Education and Sports * 2.1 Universities * 2.2 Sports * 3 Districts * 4 Famous native citizens * 5 See also * 6 References ECONOMY AND TOURISMBrong Ahafo is renowned for its large cocoa production and agriculture agribusiness industries. Brong-Ahafo contains many Akan cultural and wildlife attractions, but it is less known to tourists than the Ashanti or Central region
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Central Region (Ghana)
The CENTRAL REGION is one of the ten administrative regions of Ghana . It is bordered by Ashanti and Eastern regions to the north, Western region to the west, Greater Accra region to the east, and to the south by the Gulf of Guinea . The Central region is renowned for its many elite higher education institutions and an economy based on an abundance of industrial minerals and tourism. The Central region attains many tourist attractions such castles, forts and beaches stretched along the Central region's coastline. Play media Theora Video of beach on the coast of Winneba in the Effutu Municipal of the Central region. CONTENTS * 1 Economy and tourism * 2 Education * 2.1 Universities * 3 Cuisine * 4 Districts * 5 Famous native citizens * 6 References ECONOMY AND TOURISMThe Central Region is a hub of education on the peninsula of Ashantiland and in Ghana, with some of the best schools in the country
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Upper West Region
The UPPER WEST REGION of Ghana
Ghana
is located in the northwestern corner of Ghana, and is bordered by Upper East region to the east, Northern region to the south, and Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
to the west and north. The Upper West regional capital and largest settlement is Wa . Upper West is the youngest region to have been created in Ghana
Ghana
by the then former Head of State, Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings in 1983 under the Provisional National Defense Council. The area was carved out of the then Upper Region which is now the Upper East Region
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Ho, Ghana
HO is the capital city of the Ho Municipal District and the Volta Region of Ghana
Ghana
. The city lies between Mount Adaklu and Mount Galenukui or Togo Atakora Range, and is home to the Volta Regional Museum , a cathedral, and a prison. It was formerly the administrative capital of British Togoland
British Togoland
now part of the Volta Region and has a population of 96,213. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Climate * 3 Attractions * 4 Sports * 5 Transport * 6 Healthcare * 7 Education * 7.1 Tertiary Institutions * 7.2 Secondary Education * 8 References * 9 External links * 10 See also HISTORYHo was a part of the German colony of Togoland
Togoland
until World War I
World War I
, when it was occupied by the British
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Wa, Ghana
WA is a town and is the capital of Wa Municipal District
Wa Municipal District
and the Upper West Region
Upper West Region
of north Ghana
Ghana
. Wa has a 2012 settlement population of 102,446. Features of the town include several mosques, the Wa-Na Palace
Palace
, a museum and a nearby hippopotamus sanctuary. The geography of Wa is notable for the dramatic monadnock Ombo Mountain which is located around Kaleo and visible from much of the Wa town. Other notable towns around Wa wa region include Naaha and Ga The town serves as a transportation hub for the Upper West region, with major roads leading north to Hamile , and northeast to Tumu and the Upper East Region . There is also a small airport, the Wa Airport
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Ashiaman
ASHAIMAN (often wrongly spelled as "Ashiaman") is a large town in Greater Accra Region of South Ghana and is the capital of Ashaiman Municipal District , a district in Greater Accra Region . Ashaiman has a not well known number of settlement population being estimated between some hundred thousands up to over one million people (298,841 inhabitants according to World Gazetter)
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Eastern Region (Ghana)
The EASTERN REGION is located in south Ghana and is one of ten administrative regions. Eastern region is bordered to the east by the Lake Volta , to the north by Brong-Ahafo region and Ashanti region , to the west by Ashanti region , to the south by Central region and Greater Accra region . Akans are the dominant inhabitants and natives of Eastern region and Akan , Ewe and English are the main spoken languages. The Eastern region is the location of the Akosombo dam and the economy of the Eastern region is dominated by its high-capacity electricity generation . Eastern region covers an area of 19,323 square kilometres, which is about 8.1% of Ghana's total landform
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African Slave Trade
SLAVERY has historically been widespread in Africa, and still continues today in some countries. Systems of servitude and slavery were common in parts of Africa
Africa
, as they were in much of the ancient world . In many African societies where slavery was prevalent, the enslaved people were not treated as chattel slaves and were given certain rights in a system similar to indentured servitude elsewhere in the world. When the Arab
Arab
slave trade and Atlantic slave trade
Atlantic slave trade
began, many of the local slave systems began supplying captives for slave markets outside Africa. Slavery
Slavery
in historical Africa
Africa
was practiced in many different forms: Debt slavery , enslavement of war captives, military slavery, and criminal slavery were all practiced in various parts of Africa
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Ashanti Region
The ASHANTI REGION is located in south Ghana
Ghana
and is third largest of 10 administrative regions, occupying a total land surface of 24,389 km2 (9,417 sq mi) or 10.2 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. In terms of population, however, it is the most populated region with a population of 4,780,380 according to the 2010 census, accounting for 19.4% of Ghana’s total population. The Ashanti Region
Ashanti Region
is known for its major gold bar and cocoa production. The largest city and regional capital is Kumasi
Kumasi

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Greenwich Mean Time
GREENWICH MEAN TIME (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich
Greenwich
, London
London
. GMT was formerly used as the international civil time standard, now superseded in that function by Coordinated Universal Time
Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC) . Today GMT is considered equivalent to UTC for UK civil purposes (but this is not formalised) and for navigation is considered equivalent to UT1 (the modern form of mean solar time at 0° longitude); these two meanings can differ by up to 0.9 s. Consequently, the term GMT should not be used for precise purposes
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