Population of Cities in Ghana (2018)

2
Over 1 Million
9
100,000 to 1 Million
52
10,000 to 100,000
  • Accra
  • Kumasi
  • Tamale
  • Takoradi
  • Atsiaman
  • Tema
  • Teshi Old Town
  • Cape Coast
  • Sekondi-Takoradi
  • Obuase
  • Medina Estates
  • Koforidua
  • Wa
  • Ejura
  • Nungua
  • Sunyani
  • Ho
  • Techiman
  • Aflao
  • Berekum
  • Nkawkaw
  • Akim Oda
  • Bawku
  • Hohoe
  • Bolgatanga
  • Tafo
  • Swedru
  • Suhum
  • Dome
  • Kintampo
  • Gbawe
  • Nsawam
  • Winneba
  • Kasoa
  • Yendi
  • Mampong
  • Konongo
  • Asamankese
  • Prestea
  • Tarkwa
  • Dunkwa
  • Agogo
  • Wenchi
  • Anloga
  • Begoro
  • Savelugu
  • Kpandu
  • Elmina
  • Salaga
  • Navrongo

The West African nation of Ghana is located on the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. The country's capital and largest city is Accra, which is situated on the Atlantic coast and has an urban population of almost three million. Accra is the economic and administrative center of the Greater Accra Region, and is home to the city's financial and commercial sectors, as well as its main industrial activities, which include fishing and the production of plywood, textiles, clothing and chemicals. The city is also becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination.

The city of Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, is regarded as Ghana's second city and has a population of more than two million. Kumasi is known as 'The Garden City' due to its many species of plants and flowers – it is located near Lake Bosomtwe, which is in a rainforest region. Sekondi-Takoradi, a city made up of the twin cities of Sekondi and Takoradi, is the third-largest city in Ghana with a population of 445,205. It is the largest city in the Western Region of Ghana, as well as the region's economic center.

Ghana has 2 cities with more than a million people, 9 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 52 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Ghana is Accra, with a population of 1,963,264 people.

Accra

Accra is the capital city of Ghana.

1,963,264

Kumasi

Kumasi is the capital city of the Ashanti Region, in southern Ghana, and is among the largest metropolitan areas in the country.

1,468,609

Tamale

To the west of Tamale is the Mole National Park, which is home to elephants and leopards.

360,579

Takoradi

Sekondi-Takoradi is the region's largest city and an industrial and commercial center.

232,919

Atsiaman

Ashaiman is a large town in Greater Accra Region of South Ghana, and is the capital of Ashaiman Municipal District.

202,932

Tema

Tema is a city constructed on the site of what was once a small fishing village.

155,782

Teshi Old Town

The town of Teshie is known as the home of designer coffins.

144,013

Cape Coast

From the sixteenth century until Ghanaian independence, the city and fishing port of Cape Coast changed hands between the British, the Portuguese, the Swedish, the Danish and the Dutch.

143,015

Name 2018 Population Location
Accra1,963,264Map
Kumasi1,468,609Map
Tamale360,579Map
Takoradi232,919Map
Atsiaman202,932Map
Tema155,782Map
Teshi Old Town144,013Map
Cape Coast143,015Map
Sekondi-Takoradi138,872Map
Obuase137,856Map
Medina Estates101,207Map
Koforidua96,266Map
Wa78,107Map
Ejura70,807Map
Nungua70,483Map
Sunyani70,299Map
Ho69,998Map
Techiman69,720Map
Aflao66,546Map
Berekum62,364Map
Nkawkaw61,785Map
Akim Oda60,604Map
Bawku56,830Map
Hohoe56,202Map
Bolgatanga54,430Map
Tafo50,457Map
Swedru50,293Map
Suhum49,398Map
Dome47,260Map
Kintampo47,185Map
Gbawe44,645Map
Nsawam44,522Map
Winneba44,254Map
Kasoa44,227Map
Yendi42,972Map
Mampong42,037Map
Konongo41,238Map
Asamankese39,435Map
Prestea35,155Map
Tarkwa34,941Map
Dunkwa33,379Map
Agogo31,554Map
Wenchi31,411Map
Anloga29,748Map
Begoro29,516Map
Savelugu29,310Map
Kpandu28,334Map
Elmina25,560Map
Salaga25,472Map
Navrongo25,470Map
Saltpond24,689Map
Axim24,500Map
Akwatia23,766Map
Shama Junction20,946Map
Apam20,147Map
Foso20,078Map
Bibiani19,076Map
Aburi18,399Map
Keta18,077Map
Bechem14,391Map
Duayaw Nkwanta14,227Map
Mumford13,983Map
Akropong11,096Map
Kibi9,399Map
Kete Krachi9,182Map
Mpraeso9,007Map
Aboso8,790Map
Kpandae8,652Map
Akim Swedru8,355Map