Bonwire

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Bonwire
Village
A man weaves Akan Kente cloth using a traditional loom while listening to music, Bonwire village, Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District, Ashanti Region, Ghana.
A man weaves Akan Kente cloth using a traditional loom while listening to music, Bonwire village, Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District, Ashanti Region, Ghana.
Bonwire is located in Ghana
Bonwire
Bonwire
Coordinates: 6°47′N 1°28′W / 6.783°N 1.467°W / 6.783; -1.467Coordinates: 6°47′N 1°28′W / 6.783°N 1.467°W / 6.783; -1.467
CountryFlag of Ghana.svg Ghana
RegionAshanti Region
DistrictEjisu-Juaben Municipal
Elevation1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total162
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT (UTC)
 
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Bonwire
Village
A man weaves Akan Kente cloth using a traditional loom while listening to music, Bonwire village, Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District, Ashanti Region, Ghana.
A man weaves Akan Kente cloth using a traditional loom while listening to music, Bonwire village, Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District, Ashanti Region, Ghana.
Bonwire is located in Ghana
Bonwire
Bonwire
Coordinates: 6°47′N 1°28′W / 6.783°N 1.467°W / 6.783; -1.467Coordinates: 6°47′N 1°28′W / 6.783°N 1.467°W / 6.783; -1.467
CountryFlag of Ghana.svg Ghana
RegionAshanti Region
DistrictEjisu-Juaben Municipal
Elevation1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total162
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)GMT (UTC)

Bonwire is a village in Ejisu-Juaben Municipal district, a district of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.[1]

History[edit]

Bonwire is the home of the Akan Kente cloth.[2]

Education[edit]

Bonwire is also known for the Bonwire Secondary Technical School.[3][4] The school is a second cycle institution.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ejisu-Juaben Municipal District
  2. ^ Magical Legend of Kente Cloth's Origin Retold, West African Wisdom: Adinkra Symbols & Meanings – Bibliography
  3. ^ "Educational Institutions". www.centralregion.gov.gh. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "References » Schools/Colleges". www.modernghana.com. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "List of Secondary Schools in Ghana". www.ghanaschoolsnet.com/. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 

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