Dormaa Ahenkro

Dormaa Ahenkro is a city and also the capital of Dormaa Traditional Area Dormaa Municipal of the Bono Region, in Ghana.[2] Dormaa Ahenkro has a historical reference for their brave warlords. Dormaa Ahenkro is the capital for the Dormaa traditional area and serves as the seat of the Paramount King[3] Oseadeeyo Nana Agyeman Badu II, successor of Nana Agyeman Badu I. Politically, the empire currently is divided into three Districts; Dormaa Municipal Dormaa Ahenkro as its capital, Dormaa West District[4]Nkrankwanta as its capital[5] and Dormaa East District Wamfie as its capital.

Dormaa Ahenkro
Dormaa
Town & District Capital
View of a high street in Dormaa Ahenkro
View of a high street in Dormaa Ahenkro
Dormaa Ahenkro is located in Ghana
Dormaa Ahenkro
Dormaa Ahenkro
Location of Dormaa Ahenkro in Bono
Coordinates: 7°17′N 2°53′W / 7.283°N 2.883°W / 7.283; -2.883Coordinates: 7°17′N 2°53′W / 7.283°N 2.883°W / 7.283; -2.883
CountryGhana
RegionBono
DistrictDormaa Municipal
Elevation
258 m (846 ft)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total1 million
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT

GeographyEdit

LocationEdit

The municipality is situated at the western part of the Bono Region. It is bound in the North by the Jaman South district and in the east by the Dormaa East district, in the south and south-east by Asunafo and Asutifi districts respectively, in the west and south-west by Dormaa West and in the west and north-west by Ivory Coast. It is the municipal capital and is located about 80 kilometers west of the regional capital, Sunyani and also about 46.3 kilometers from Berekum.

HealthcareEdit

A district Hospital "Dormaa Presbyterian Hospital" founded in 1955 is located in Dormaa Ahenkro.[2]

EducationEdit

The main senior high school in the area is Dormaa Senior High School.[6] There is a technical training center known as Dormaa Vocational Training Institute. The University of Energy and Natural Resources (Dormaa campus) and Presbyterian Midwifery and Nursing Center are also locatied within Dormaa Ahenkro.

Stadiums and sportsEdit

StadiumEdit

SportsEdit

Professional sports teams based in Dormaa Ahenkro include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-05-18. Retrieved 2018-03-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b Dormaa District Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Dormaa Hene Outdoored". Ghanaweb. 26 July 1999. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Nkrankwanta - Brong-Ahafo Map, Weather and Photos - Ghana: Populated place - Lat:7.01944 and Long:-3.04333".
  5. ^ "Ghana: Administrative Division (Regions and Districts) - Population Statistics, Charts and Map".
  6. ^ https://www.vconnect.com/ghana/dormaa-senior-high-school-adikanfo-dormaa_municipal-brong_ahafo_b12533