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Fanteakwa District
Region Eastern Region
District type Ordinary
District Chief Executive Ofoe Caesar
Capital Begoro
Area 1,066 km²
Population (2002) 85,772

The Fanteakwa District is a district of Ghana in the Eastern Region. Its capital is Begoro, which is about 150km north of Accra, the capital, off the road joining Koforidua and Nkawkaw.

Fanteakwa is linked with York, England, via the York Fanteakwa Community Link (YFCL).[1]

Begoro Odwira Festival (Ahwie Festival) is an occasion for worship of the gods and goddesses of the nation, and for purifying the sacred stools, which are the symbol of togetherness of the people and also, the time to manifest allegiance to hallowed stool occupants. The ceremony marks the peak of a general sense of unity for strength, hard work for prosperity and above all, loyalty and service to the state.[2]

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