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Konongo-Odumase
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</div>Location of Konongo in Ashanti

Coordinates: 06°37′00″N 01°13′00″W / 6.6166667°N 1.2166667°W / 6.6166667; -1.2166667Coordinates: 06°37′00″N 01°13′00″W / 6.6166667°N 1.2166667°W / 6.6166667; -1.2166667
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Ashanti
District Asante Akim North District
Population (2012)
 • Total 41,238[1]
 • Ethnicity Akan people
 • Demonym Konongoan
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Konongo (also Konongo-Odumase) is a town located in the Ashanti Region of Akanland, Ghana. The town serves as the capital of the Asante Akim North District.[2] As of 2012, Konongo has a settlement population of 41,238 people.[1] Konongo is about 33 miles from Kumasi, the regional capital.

Gold Mining

The Gold mining town of Konongo has always been a lively town. It was a very boisterous town many decades before the 1950s. Konongo was the commercial capital of the Kumasi East Council which later became the Asante-Akyem District. The Gold mines that was owned by British companies attracted many nationalities from the West African Sub-Region as well as other ethnic groups from the West African Sub-Region.

Konongo Gold Mine: Konongo Gold Mine is a suspended open pit mine in Akanland. It mainly produced gold. In Raw Materials Data you will find production data for gold for 6 years, between 1984 and 1992. It is controlled/owned by Signature Metals Ltd, Konongo Gold Mine is just one of 26,000 entities to be found in Raw Materials Data, the mining industry's most extensive database.

Notable people

Professional footballer Sulley Muntari was born and raised in the town, as was Akan percussionist Rebop Kwaku Baah. Konongo was a gold mining town.[3] The underground mine shafts have not been used for a long time.

See also

References

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Ashanti
Metropolitan
Municipal

Asante Akim North Municipal (Konongo-Odumase) • Bekwai Municipal (Bekwai) • Ejisu-Juaben Municipal (Ejisu) • Mampong Municipal (Mampong) •
Obuasi Municipal (Obuasi) • Offinso Municipal (Offinso)

Ordinary

Adansi North (Fomena) • Adansi South (New Edubiase) • Afigya-Kwabre (Kodie) • Ahafo Ano North (Tepa) • Ahafo Ano South (Mankranso) • Amansie Central (Jacobu) • Amansie West (Manso Nkwanta) • Asante Akim South (Juaso) •
Atwima Kwanwoma (Ofoase-Kokoben) • Atwima Mponua (Nyinahin) • Atwima Nwabiagya (Nkawie) • Bosome Freho (Asiwa) • Bosomtwe (Kuntanase) • Ejura/Sekyedumase (Ejura) • Kwabre (Mamponteng) • Offinso North (Akomadan) • Sekyere Afram Plains (Kumawu) • Sekyere Central (Nsuta) • Sekyere East (Effiduase) • Sekyere South (Agona)

Former District(s)
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