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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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It is really exciting and in place that the Anlo Traditional Council be presented with an important gift on the occasion of the celebration of the Hogbetsotso Festival.

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NADMO presents relief items to tidal wave victims

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), has presented relief items worth GHs 50,000.00 to the people of Fuveme, a fishing community in the Keta Municipal area hit by recent tidal waves.
Keta Municipal Assembly allocates land for beach soccer

Top Ghana beach soccer championship club, Sunset Sports-Keta has announced plans to develop a beach soccer arena in Keta.
Dr. Asare of Keta Municipal HospitalKETA:
USD 6 million health boost for 3 Assemblies in VR

Three Assemblies from the southern part of the Volta Region would see significant improvement in the health sector from a six billion US dollar loan facility from the Korean Axim Bank.
At the presentationKETA:
MP donates 3 patience monitors to Municipal Hospital

The Member of Parliament for Keta, Mr. Richard Quashigah has pledged to do his best to support the Keta Municipal Assembly to get to a level that would enable it provide the best healthcare to people in the Municipality.
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