Accra is the caipital an lairgest ceety in Ghana wi the population o the ceety proper estimatit at 1,963,264 as o 2009. Accra an aa doubles as the caipital o the Greater Accra Region an o the Accra Metropolitan Destrict wi which it is coterminous.[1] Accra is an aa the anchor o a substantially lairger metropolitan aurie cried the Greater Accra Metropolitan Aurie an includes aicht destricts - Accra Metropolitan, Tema Metropolitan, Ga East Municipal, Ga Wast Municipal, Ga Sooth Municipal, Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal, Ashaiman Municipal an Adenta Municipal.[2] It is hame tae aboot 4 million fowk, makin it the lairgest metropolitan conglomeration in the kintra bi population.[3]

Accra
Greater Accra Metropolitan Aurie

As a primate ceety, Accra is the admeenistrative, communications, an economic centre o the kintra.

Sister ceetiesEedit

Accra haes twa offeecial sister ceeties as recognized bi Sister Cities International[4]

Ceety Kintra Date Reference
  Chicago, Illinois Unitit States 1989 [4]
  Washington, D.C. Unitit States 2006 [5]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Accra Metropolitan". GhanaWeb. Retrieved 22 Julie 2010.
  2. Jacob Songsore (Fall 2008). "Environmental and Structural Inequalities in Greater Accra". The Journal of the International Institute. 16 (1). Retrieved 22 Julie 2010.
  3. "Ghana". Thomas Brinkhoff. Retrieved 22 Julie 2010.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "SCI: Sister City Directory". Sister-cities.org. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
  5. "Sister City Agreement with Accra, Ghana". Jga.oca.dc.gov. Retrieved 5 August 2010.


Coordinates: 5°36′13″N 0°11′13″W / 5.6037°N 0.187°W / 5.6037; -0.187