Eastern Region (Ghana)

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Eastern region
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country GhanaGhana Ghana
Capital Koforidua
District number 33
surface 19,323 km²
population 3,244,800 (2019)
Population density 168 Ew. / km²
ISO 3166-2 GH-EP

The Eastern Region ( dt. "Eastern Region") is a region of Ghana with the capital Koforidua .


The region is located in the southeast of the country and borders the Bono East Region in the north, the Oti Region and the Volta Region in the east, the Greater Accra Region in the southeast, the Central Region in the southwest and the Ashanti Region in the west .

Its northeast border runs in the Volta reservoir .

Administrative structure

The region is divided into 33 districts :

District main place
Abuakwa North Municipal Kukurantumi
Abuakwa South Municipal Kibi
Achiase Achiase
Akuapim North Municipal Akropong
Akuapim South Aburi
Akyemansa Ofoase
Asene Manso Akroso Manso
Asuogyaman Atimpoku
Atiwa East Anyinam
Atiwa West Kwabeng
Ayensuano Coaltar
Birim Central Municipal Akim Oda
Birim North New Abirim
Birim South Akim Swedru
Denkyembour Akwatia
Fanteakwa North Begoro
Fanteakwa South Osino
Kwaebibirem Municipal Kade
Kwahu Afram Plains North Donkorkrom
Kwahu Afram Plains South Tease
Kwahu East Abetifi
Kwahu South Mpraeso
Kwahu West Municipal Nkawkaw
Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Odumase
New Juaben North Municipal Effiduase
New Juaben South Municipal Koforidua
Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Nsawam
Okere Adukrom
Suhum Municipal Suhum
Upper Manya Krobo Aseseva
Upper West Akim Adeiso
West Akim Municipal Asamankese
Yilo Krobo Municipal Somanya


  1. District list on ghanadistricts.gov.gh, accessed December 19, 2019

Web links

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