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Ashanti Region
Location
Location of Ashanti Region in Ghana
Statistics
Regional Minister Mr. Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah
Capital Kumasi
Area 24,389 km²
Ranked 3rd
Population
2000 Census
1984 Census
Ranked 1st
3,612,950
2,090,100
Districts 21
ISO 3166-2 GH-AH
Districts of Ashanti

Ashanti is an administrative region in central Ghana. Most of the region's inhabitants are Ashanti people, one of Ghana's major ethnic groups. Most of Ghana's cocoa is grown in Ashanti, and it is also a major site of Ghana's gold-mining industry.

The Ashanti Region is subdivided into the following 27 districts:

Sources

Coordinates: 6°45′N 1°30′W / 6.75°N 1.5°W / 6.75; -1.5

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