Tsenku Waterfall

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Tsenku Falls
Location Dodowa, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
Type Chute

Tsenku Falls is a waterfall located near Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana [1]

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Tsenku waterfall drops from a height of about 250 feet and is running on stratified rocks into a cool and clean pool with a large tilapia population. [2]

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The Tsenku Waterfalls, also referred to as Wuruduwurudu, is within the Po stream valley is joined by two other streams "Sanyade" and "Popotsi" before it meanders into the sea. [3]

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References

  1. Obu, Raphael. "The State Of Tsenku Waterfalls In Dodowa" . Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  2. https://ghana.peacefmonline.com/pages/tourism/waterfalls/tsenku_waterfalls/
  3. Gracia, Zindzy (2018-07-02). "List of waterfalls in Ghana and their locations". Yen.com.gh - Ghana news. Retrieved 2019-05-16.