Administrative divisions of Ghana

Geographic terrestrial plains of Ghana

The administrative divisions of the Republic of Ghana consist of four geographic terrestrial plains and 16 regions. For local government, there are a total of 212 districts including 151 ordinary districts, 55 municipal districts, and six metropolitan districts.

Various types of councils exist below the district level including 58 town or area councils, 108 zonal councils, and 626 area councils. At a smaller level of local administration, there are over 16,000 unit committees.

Electorally, Ghana is divided into 275 constituencies.


Region Capital
Ahafo Goaso
Ashanti Kumasi
Bono EastTechiman
Brong Ahafo Sunyani
Central Cape Coast
Eastern Koforidua
Greater Accra   Accra
North East Nalerigu
Northern Tamale
Oti Dambai
Savannah Damongo
Upper East Bolgatanga
Upper West Wa
Volta Ho
Western Sekondi-Takoradi
Western North Sefwi Wiawso


In total there are 228 Districts in Ghana which includes ordinary districts with population of less than 75,000, Municipality districts of population between 75,000 and 95,000 and Metropolitan districts with population of above 2,50,000.

Government of Ghana Parliamentary Constituencies of GhanaEdit


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