Nkwanta

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Nkwanta
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Nkwanta
Location of Nkwanta
Coordinates: 8°16′N0°31′E / 8.267°N 0.517°E / 8.267; 0.517 Coordinates: 8°16′N0°31′E / 8.267°N 0.517°E / 8.267; 0.517
Country Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Region Oti Region
District Nkwanta South District
Elevation
200 m (700 ft)
Time zone GMT
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Nkwanta is a town and is the District capital of Nkwanta South Municipal District, a municipal in the Oti Region of Ghana. [1]

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Education Nkwanta is currently known for numerous basic schools and 4 major second-cycle institutions namely; Nkwanta Senior High School, Nkwanta Community Senior High Technical School, Kyabobo Girls' School and Mist Senior High Technical School.


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References

  1. "Nkwanta South Municipality". Archived from the original on 2012-06-22.