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Elmina

Place

Elmina is a town and the capital of the Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abirem District on the south coast of South Ghana in the Central Region, situated on a south-facing bay on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Ghana, 12 km west of Cape Coast. Elmina is the first European settlement in West Africa and it has a population of 33,576 people.

Character

Elmina is a fictional character from Petite Princess Yucie.

Film

"Elmina" is a 2010 film directed by Emmanuel Apea Jr.

Phrases with Elmina

  1. Urbanus Elmina
  2. Tagiades Elmina
  3. Celaenorrhinus Elmina
  4. Species Urbanus Elmina
  5. Species Tagiades Elmina
  6. Species Celaenorrhinus Elmina

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Google previewMission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee (1819) (2013)

by T.E. Bowdich

Elmina is a much finer position for head quarters than Cape Coast; the TRADE. 337.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American History (2010)

by Leslie Alexander

In 1636, a West India Company force captured the Portuguese fort at São Jorge da Mina (Elmina), the main Portuguese outpost in West Africa. For a short time in the mid-17th century, the company also controlled Central Africa's main slave ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American History [3 volumes] (2010)

by Leslie M Alexander, Walter C. Rucker Jr.

In 1636, a West India Company force captured the Portuguese fort at São Jorge da Mina (Elmina), the main Portuguese outpost in West Africa. For a short time in the mid-17th century, the company also controlled Central Africa's main slave ...

Google previewThe London General Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary (1825)

Containing a Description of the Various Countries, Kingdoms, States, Cities, Towns, &c. of the Known World ...

Elmina is seated on a peninsula formed by a small river which runs nearly parallel with the sea. The castle has two approaches; one from the town, where it is strengthened by a double ditch, over which are two draw-bridges; the other ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (2008)

4 Volume Set by Bonnie G. Smith

Although the treaty was ratified with the British in Cape Coast, Akyaawa proceeded to Elmina to negotiate peace and trade agreements with the Dutch, demonstrating the Asante's interest in trade and its willingness to deal with both the British ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

ELMINA, a town on the Gold Coast, British West Africa, in f 4' N., 1° 30' W. and about 8 m.

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