Ga District is a former district that was located in Greater Accra Region, Ghana. Originally created as an ordinary district assembly in 1988. However in 2004, it was split out into two new districts: Ga East District (which it was elevated to municipal district assembly status on 2008; capital: Abokobi) and Ga West District (which it was also elevated to municipal district assembly status in 2008; capital: Amasaman). The municipality was located in the western part of Greater Accra Region and had Amasaman as its capital town.
The Ga District is divided in different sub-areas. The Ga people are the original citizens of the Ga District. Today Ga is a melting pot of different cultural and ethnic groups from all over the world.
Great GaDangme historical personalities who contributed significantly to the development of the GaDangme people, traditions, and culture, and Ghana (formerly, the Gold Coast) include:
- Dr. Ebenezer Ako Adjei (1916-2002)
- Dr. Benjamin Quartey-Papafio (1859-1924)
- Lt. General Joseph Arthur Ankrah (1915-1992), soldier and head of state 1966–69.
- Sir Emmanuel Quist (died 1959), judge and politician
- Nene Annorkwei II (born 1900), QMC, GM
- Rev. Carl Christian Reindorf (1834-1917)
- Rev. Samuel Richard Brew Attoh-Ahuma (1863-1921)
- Christian Josiah Reindorf (1868-1937)
- Edmund Bannerman (1832-1903)
- Rev. John Ahoomah Solomon
- George Cleland
- Daniel Quaye Tawiah ("Kwei Nungua")
- Rev. E. A. W. Engmann (1903-1983)
- King Tackie Yaaboi
- Hon. John Glover-Addo (1873-1933), lawyer and politician
- King Tackie Tawiah I
- Hon. Thomas Hutton-Mills, Sr. (1865-1931), lawyer and politician
- Chief John Vanderpuije
- Hon. Sir Nene Azu Mate-Kole
- Hon. Dr. Frederick Nanka-Bruce (1878-1953), physician, journalist and politician
- Tetteh Quarshie (1842-1892), father of Ghana's cocoa industry
- This list was truncated from 21 items.
- Srivastava, Prachi; Walford, Geoffrey (2007-05-14). Private Schooling in Less Economically Developed Countries: Asian and African perspectives. Symposium Books Ltd. p. 19. ISBN 9781873927854.
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