The Eastern Region occupies a land area of 19,323 kilometres and constitutes 8.1 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the sixth largest region in terms of land area. It lies between latitudes 6o and 7o North and between longitudes 1o30’ West and 0o30’ East. The region shares common boundaries with the Greater Accra, Central, Ashanti, Brong Ahafo and Volta Regions.
The region has four main geographical features, namely:
The Kwahu scarp with an elevation of 2,586 feet above sea level.
The Atiwa-Atwaredu Ranges near Kibi, reaching an elevation of 2,400 feet.
The Akuapem highland attaining an elevation of 1,530 feet which is the southern extension of the Togo-Atakora mountain ranges and
The isolated hills/mountains dotting the relatively low-lying plains to the south, notably the Krobo and the Yogaga mountains.
The Headmistress of the Akropong School for the Blind, Madam Mahela Narh, has urged Ghanaians to cultivate the spirit of giving, since there was more blessing in giving than receiving. Her call to Ghanaians came on the heels of a donation which included bags of rice, oil and boxes of Indomie instant noodles made by the Delhi Public School (DPS), a Tema-based private school,the recently.
The Fanteakwa District Assembly has taken its commitment to increasing access to education and improves quality of education in the district to a new height by ensuring that through its own small way, a new senior high school is built.
The inauguration of the Lower Manya Municipal Assembly was on Wednesday marred by a demonstration organized by the Concerned Youth of Lower Manya Krobo and members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly at its first ordinary meeting of the forth session of the fifth Assembly donated 200 bags of cements to the Management of Klo-Agogo Senior High School (SHS) to improve upon the school’s infrastructure.
Hebrews Mining Company, a Ghanaian owned small scale mining company has provided social amenities to improve the living condition of residents of Akyem Mampong, a farming community in Atiwa District of the Eastern Region.