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Saltpond
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Saltpond Town centre
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</div> </div>Location of Saltpond in Central Region

Coordinates: 5°12′N 1°4′W / 5.2°N 1.067°W / 5.2; -1.067Coordinates: 5°12′N 1°4′W / 5.2°N 1.067°W / 5.2; -1.067
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Central Region
District Mfantseman Municipal
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 24,132[1]
 • Ethnicity Akan people
Demonym Saltponder
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Saltpond is the capital of the Mfantseman Municipal District in the Central Region of Akanland. Saltpond has a population of 24,132 people.[1]

Economy

Saltpond is noted for offshore oil resources. Saltpond Offshore Producing Company Limited, a joint venture between Lushann International Energy of Houston and Eternit Universal Limited of Nigeria operate the Saltpond Oil Field.[2]

Notable citizens

It is the birthplace of Professor Kwesi Dickson, who was a notable academic, theologian, and author.[3] Sir Kobina Arku Korsah, a notable Chief Justice, was also born here.

Notable Buildings

International Ahmadiyya University Of Theology, Ghana is located in Mankessim Central region, a town near Saltpond.

References

Links and resources


Central Akanland
Metropolitan
Municipal Agona West Municipal (Agona Swedru) •
Assin North Municipal (Assin Foso) • Effutu Municipal (Winneba) • Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem Municipal (Elmina) • Mfantsiman Municipal (Saltpond) •
Upper Denkyira East Municipal (Dunkwa-on-Offin)
Ordinary Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese (Abura-Dunkwa) • Agona East (Nsaba) • Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam (Ajumako) • Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa (Breman Asikuma) • Assin South (Nsuaem Kyekyewere) •
Awutu Senya (Awutu Breku) • Gomoa East (Afransi) •
Gomoa West (Apam) • Twifo/Heman/Lower Denkyira (Twifo Praso) • Upper Denkyira West (Diaso)
Former District(s)

AgonaAwutu/Effutu/SenyaGomoaUpper Denkyira

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