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Kumasi

(ko͞omă`sē, –mä`–), city (1984 pop. 376,246), capital of the Ashanti Region, central Ghana. The second largest city in Ghana, it is a commercial and transportation center in a cocoa-producing region, and it has a large central market. Kumasi was founded c.1700 as the capital of the Ashanti confederacy. Although the British destroyed the Ashanti palace in 1874, the city remains the seat of Ashanti kings. A university of science and technology and other schools are in the city.

Kumasi

 

a city in Ghana; administrative center of the Ashanti Region. Population, 343,000 (1970). Kumasi is a junction of railroads (connecting it with Accra and Takoradi) and high-ways. It is the commercial center of an agricultural (producing mainly cocoa) and lumbering region. The city’s industry is represented by sawmilling, woodworking, cocoa processing, fish refrigeration, and the production of building materials. There is also a footwear factory. From the late 17th to 19th century, Kumasi was the residence of the supreme chief of the Ashanti state.

Kumasi

a city in S Ghana: seat of Ashanti kings since 1663; university (1961); market town for a cocoa-producing region. Pop.: 862 000 (2005 est.)
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