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Central, Ghana

Central is one of 10 primary administrative regions in Ghana with a population of approximately 1,717,543 people.

Facts and figures on Central at a glance

Region name: Central (Central Region)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,717,543 people
Country: Ghana
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Central (Central Region) is located in the regional capital Cape Coast (Cape Coast) with a population of 143,015 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Central's regional capital Cape Coast to Ghana's capital Accra (Accra) is approximately 127 km (79 mi).

Facts and figures about Central
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Central Central Region1,717,543 peopleCape Coast Cape Coast143,015 people

Compare with other regions in Ghana.

Map of Central

Map of Central

Information on Central

Information on Central
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Central Central RegionCape Coast Cape Coast18GhanaAfrica

Time in Central

Time in Central
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 6:55amNoSun, 23 Sep 2018 - 6:55amUTCAfrica/Accra

Geographic coordinates of Central

Latitude & Longitude of Central
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map5°30'00.0"N (5.5000000°)1°00'00.0"W (-1.0000000°)

Subregions in Central

There are 18 administrative subregions in Central.
Subregions in Central
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese1.---
Agona East Agona East2.---
Agona West Agona West3.---
Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam4.---
Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa5.---
Assin North Assin North6.---
Assin South Assin South7.---
Awutu Senya Awutu Senya8.---
Cape Coast Cape Coast9.---
Effutu Effutu10.---
Gomoa East Gomoa East11.---
Gomoa West Gomoa West12.---
Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem13.---
Mfatseman Mfatseman14.---
Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira15.---
Upper Denkyira Upper Denkyira16.---
Upper Denkyira East Upper Denkyira East17.---
Upper Denkyira West Upper Denkyira West18.---

External sources of information on Central

Central on Wikipedia