The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Municipal with its Administrative Capital Elmina is one of the Twenty (20) Metropolitan, Municipalities, and Districts in the Central Region Of Ghana. The Municipal is bounded on the south by the Atlantic Ocean (Gulf of Guinea), the east by the Cape Coast Metropolitan, the north by the Twifo Hemang - Lower Denkyira District and the west by the Mpohor - Wassa East District and shama District respectively. Perched between longitude 1o 20’ West and 1o 40’ West and latitude 5o 05’ North and 5o North 15’ North the district covers an area of 1’372.45 square kilometres (919.95 square miles).
Elmina is a 700-year-old town located on the coast of the Central Region of Ghana in West Africa. It is the capital of four distinct traditional areas or states, which have been put together to constitute a political district called Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) municipal.
As Municipal Chief Executive, I head this political district. Each traditional area has its own paramount traditional chief. Elmina is simultaneously the headquarters of the KEEA and the capital of the Edina (or Elmina) traditional ... more »
A principal street at Elmina in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Municipality has been named after former President Jerry John Rawlings as efforts of reciprocating his enormous development projects during his tenure in office as president of Ghana.
KEEA: Sand winning degrading tourist sites The Central Region is arguably the region with the highest number of tourist sites in the country. The tourist facilities that continue to attract visitors include the castles and forts, leisure parks, beaches, lagoons, the international stingless bees’ sites and the Kromantse deep pit.