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District Capital
Location in Ghana
Coordinates: 5°53′N 0°7′E / 5.883°N 0.117°E / 5.883; 0.117
Country Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Region Greater Accra Region
District Dangme West District
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)

Dodowa is a town located in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana, it is the district capital of Dangme West district, now Shai Osudoku District.[1]

The city is 39 km from the capital city, Accra. The notable tourist site found there is The Dodowa hostorical and Proverbial Forest. They celebrate "Gmayemi festival"[2] The Tsenku Waterfall is located in the Dodowa Forest. This beautiful waterfall drops from a height of about 250 feet, running on stratified rocks into a cool, clean and clear pool with a large tilapia population. The Tsenku stream is joined by two other streams "Sanyade" and "Popotsi" before meandering into the sea.[citation needed]


  1. "15 farmers honoured at Dodowa". Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  2. "city (town): Dodowa: map, population, location". Retrieved 9 May 2014. 

Coordinates: 5°53′N 0°7′E / 5.883°N 0.117°E / 5.883; 0.117