Regional & Local Government
The local government system consists of a regional co-ordinating council, a four-tier metropolitan and a three-tier municipal/district assemblies structure. There are three metropolitan assemblies, four municipal assemblies and 103 district assemblies. The ten regions, each with its own regional minister are: Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, Central, Eastern, Greater Accra, Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Volta and Western region. Accra, the capital, and most populous city, of Ghana, is the administrative, communications and economic centre of the country, as well as the capital of the Greater Accra Region.