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Keta Municipal, with Keta  the Administrative capital is one twenty five (25) Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana.  It was carved out of the former Anlo District, which also comprised Akatsi and Ketu Districts. The Municipality lies within Longitudes 0.30E and 1.05E and Latitudes 5.45N and 6.005N.  It is located east of the Volta estuary, about 160km to the east of Accra, off the Accra-Aflao main road. It shares common borders with Akatsi South  District to the north, Ketu South  District to the east, South Tongu District to the west and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.  Out of the total surface area of 1,086km2, approximately 362km2 (about 30 per cent) is covered by water bodies.  The largest of these is Keta Lagoon, which is about 12 km at its widest section and 32km long.  Hence, the remaining land area is only 724km2 a situation which creates severe constraints on access to land for development in the municipality. However, fishing and water transportation potentials exist.

 chief executive's message

The Keta Municipal Assembly with population of 133,661 is mainly an agrarian economy.

As the political head of the assembly, my objective is to build a vibrant municipality where all business activities will grow without difficulties.

Nevertheless, the assembly has identified all the agro-based industries in the municipality such as fish processing, cassava processing, sugar-cane juice processing and coconut oil extraction. The rest are the salt mining, sand weaning as well as carpentry all under one roof.

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Training health assistantsKETA:Work on lecture halls for nursing training school begins
Soon the Health Assisted training school (Clinical) in the Keta Municipality will have the ability to enroll more qualified students for training.
MCE, Sylvester Tornyeava KETA:
MCE breaks ground for shopping centre at Anloga

True to the words of the Municipal Chief Executive that 2015 will see additional infrastructure in various sectors to impact positively on the lives of the people, a live wire has been given to the proposed shopping mall and lecture halls by the assembly.
Kindergarten classKETA:
MCE underscores importance of early childhood education

Municipal Chief Executive of the Keta Municipal Assembly, Sylvester Tornyeava has underscored the importance of early childhood education in the quest to improving standard of education in the country.
WC toilet facilityKETA:
Six more community WCs complete, more in progress

The Keta Municipal Assembly continues to make progress in the fight against poor environmental cleanliness with the construction of more sanitary facilities.
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