Question: When was Brong Ahafo region created?

Brong-Ahafo was created on 14 April 1959 from the then Western Ashanti and named after the dominant and native inhabitants, Akans, Brong and Ahafo. In 2019, as a result of the 2018 Ghanaian new regions referendum, the region was divided into three, namely Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions, and ceased to exist.

Why was the Ahafo Region created?

The Ahafo Region is a newly created Region in Ghana with Goaso as its capital. The region was carved out of the south-eastern part of the Brong Ahafo Region and was in fulfillment of a campaign promise made by New Patriotic Party. ...

Is Bono region the same as Brong Ahafo Region?

Bono Region used to be Brong Ahafo Region. The recent creation of six new regions led to the creation of two new regions (Bono East and Ahafo Regions) out of then Brong Ahafo Region. The current Bono Region is as a result of the remainder of Brong-Ahafo Region when Bono East Region and Ahafo region were created.

What is the capital of Central Region?

Cape Coast Current regionsFormer RegionCapitalCapitalBrong-AhafoSunyaniGoasoCentralCape CoastCape CoastEasternKoforiduaKoforiduaGreater AccraAccraAccra12 more rows

What is savanna region?

Savanna, also spelled savannah, vegetation type that grows under hot, seasonally dry climatic conditions and is characterized by an open tree canopy (i.e., scattered trees) above a continuous tall grass understory (the vegetation layer between the forest canopy and the ground).

What is the capital of Central region?

Cape Coast Current regionsFormer RegionCapitalCapitalBrong-AhafoSunyaniGoasoCentralCape CoastCape CoastEasternKoforiduaKoforiduaGreater AccraAccraAccra12 more rows

Which people created Bono Manso?

Bono-Manso (Bono Kingdom) was a forest kingdom founded around 1400, by Asaman, southwest of the Black and White Volta. It was greatly expanded by Ameyaw and Obunumankola, in the second half of the 1400s. It is considered the first of the Akan states to emerge.

Which region is the oldest in Ghana?

Brong Ahafo Region Ghana started with five regions on March 6, 1957: Ashanti, the Northern, Eastern, Western and the Volta regions. The first region to be created post-independence was the Brong Ahafo Region.

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