Supriya Ghosh

Abokobi

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Country  Ghana
District  Ga East District
Region  Greater Accra Region
Elevation  70 m
Abokobi

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Abokobi is a small town and is the capital of Ga East district, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

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The settlement was founded in 1854 by missionaries of the "Basler Missionsgesellschaft" (Basel Mission) for Christian refugees, who had left Osu (the former Danish-Accra, around Christiansborg) after the British colonial government had bombarded Osu from the Sea in response to the refusal of the inhabitants to pay the newly introduced head tax.

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Town structure

The town in under the jurisdiction of the Ga East District and is in the Abokobi-Madina constituency of the Ghana parliament.

References

Abokobi Wikipedia


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