THE BRONG AHAFO REGION

Created out of the Ashanti Region in 1959, Brong Ahafo, it is the second largest region in land size. The region is bordered on the north by the Northern Region, Ashanti and western on the south Eastern and Volta on the Southeast and Western on the South, Eastern and Volta on the Southeast and east respectively, and the Republic of La Cote d’ivoire to the west. It is a great agricultural region with cocoa plantations and extensive Forest reserves. It is also known for its wildlife and wood processing. The region has a multiplicity of ethnic groups, physical features and cultural practices

Sunyani, the capital of the brong Ahafo Region is linked to Accra by a first class road and is about seven hours driving between them, at a relatively regular pace. From Sunyani you may then begin your tour, which will take you to the major tourist attractions of Brong Ahafo
Brong Ahafo has thirteen (13) administrative districts: Sunyani, Asutifi, Tano, Berekum, Dormaa Asunafo, Techiman, Wenchi, Sene, Nkoranza, Atebubu, Jaman and Kintampo [which is recognized as the geographical center of Ghana]

Brong Ahafo is also particularly known for its handicrafts, such as, kente weaving in yamfo, Adinkra stamping (Asuaoye), pottery in Odumase and woodcarving in Chiraa. Interesting among them is the ancient craft of making tree bark cloth called “kyekyen” at the villages of Nsuta 20km from Techiman and Boama The main dishes of the brong Ahafo Region include fufu with “Nkotomire” soup, plantain and cocoyam “ampesi”.


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