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The region shares borders on the east with the Greater Accra region, on the north with Ashanti region and on the north-east with Eastern region. The region has 20 administrative districts with the historical city of Cape Coast as the capital. About 63% of the region is rural (2008, DHS). The population was estimated at 2,413,050 for the year 2013 with an annual growth rate of 3.1% (PPME/CHIM-GHS, 2012) and a population density of about 215 inhabitants per square kilometre.