area of about 9,881 km². Its located between the Western region to the West and Greater Accra Region to the East as well the Ashanti and Eastern regions to the north. The Central region was the first to come into contact with the first European who arrived on the shores. The coastline of the region is famous for its ancient forts and castles built by early European traders.
The Ashanti Region of Ghana is a Kingdom of gold, history and culture with an area of about 24,390km². The Region lies within the south-central part of Ghana and o ccupies a central portion of modern Ghana . The area is the hub of the ancient Kingdom of Ashanti , and still the heartland for all Ashantis.