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Upper West

Regional Minister - Hon. Sulemana Alhassan   The region covers a geographical area of approximately 18,478 square kilometres. This constitutes about 12.7 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. The region is bordered on the North by the Republic of...   Read more


Upper East

Regional Minister - Hon. Rockson Bukari   Upper East is located in the north-eastern corner of the country between longitude 00 and 10 West and latitudes 100 30”N and 110N. It is bordered to the north by Burkina Faso, the east by the Republic of Togo...   Read more


Northern

Regional Minister - Hon. Salifu Saeed   The population of the region is 1,820,806, representing 9.6 per cent of the country’s population. This translates into a growth rate of 2.8 per cent over the 1984 population of 1,162,645. This rate of growth is...   Read more


Brong Ahafo

Regional Minister - Hon. Kweku Asomah-Cheremeh   The region, (37.4%) is the fourth most urbanized, coming after Greater Accra (87.7%), Ashanti (51%) and Central (37.5%), Regions. It shares boundaries with Northern region at the North Eastern and Ash...   Read more


Ashanti

Regional Minister - Hon. Samuel Osei-Mensah   The Ashanti Region is centrally located in the middle belt of Ghana. It lies between longitudes 0.15W and 2.25W, and latitudes 5.50N and 7.46N. The region shares boundaries with four of the ten political ...   Read more


Western

Regional Minister - Hon. Dr. Kwaku Afriyie      Ivory Coast shares borders with this region, it shares boundaries also with Brong Ahafo at its North Eastern and Central region at its South Western corridors. Shama-Ahanta East has the largest proport...   Read more


Central

Regional Minister - Hon. Kwamena Duncan   The Central Region was historically part of the Western Region until 1970 when it was carved out just before the 1970 Population Census. It occupies an area of 9,826 square kilometres or 4.1 per cent of Ghana...   Read more


Eastern

Regional Minister - Hon.  Dr. Kwakye Darfour     The Eastern Region occupies a land area of 19,323 kilometers and constitutes 8.1 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the sixth largest region in terms of land area. It lies between latitud...   Read more


Volta

Regional Minister - Hon. Dr. Archibald Letsa   There were 376,204 dwelling units in 264,451 houses, across the region, during the 2000 census (26, March 2000). This represents an increase of 52.8 per cent in the housing stock since March 1984. The r...   Read more


Greater Accra

Regional Minister - Hon. Ishmael Ashitey   The region shares boundaries with the Eastern region in the South Eastern, Volta region in the South West and the Central region in the South. It has a coastline of approximately 225 kilometres, stretching ...   Read more