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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.

However, activities of ... more »

latest news

The Keta Municipal Assembly has handed over completed toilet facilities secured to boost the sanitation condition of two local communities in the municipality.

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MP presenting solar lamp to the studentsKETA:
Agorvinu, Lawoshieme JHS 3 students receive solar lamps

Third year students in two communities in the Keta Municipality have been spared the trouble of the current energy crises having been provided with solar lamps.
The Weme toilet facilityKETA:
MP completes 12-seater toilet facility for Weme

A twelve seater KVIP toilet facility has been completed for theWeme community in the Keta Municipality.
The MP at the communityKETA:
MP calls for permanent solution to tidal wave communities

The Member of Parliament for Keta, Mr. Richard Quashiga has reassured communities affected by the tidal waves in the Keta Municipality of bringing government attention to the situation for remedy.
Tidal wavesKETA:
Tidal waves ravage homes

Hundreds of residents in Horve Havedzi at Keta in the Volta region have been rendered homeless following a tidal wave that swept away homes on Friday dawn.
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