This template shows the format used for all toponym records.
(Changes in the template may not be reflected in records not yet updated.)
Administrative Status (e.g. District, Region or Country Capital) where applicable
|Heterographs||Spelling variations (*)||Allonyms||Different names used (*)|
- *Sources are given in brackets: 1962/7 = SoG map; 1994 = 1994 Shell/KLM Road Map; 2012 = 2012 Election Polling Station List; GD = GhanaDistricts; GNS = GEOnet Names Server; GSS = Ghana Statistical Service; GW = GhanaWeb; LOGO = LOGODEP (Local Governance & Decentralization Program); MiDA = Millennium Development Authority; MOFEP = Ministry Of Finance & Economic Planning (Composite Budget Statements); PM = Poverty Map (PMn = Poverty Map No.n); SoG = Survey of Ghana; US = US army map.
- GNS often has multiple heterographs & allonyms.Those which show minor spelling differences or are identical to the 1962 map form may not be listed. Some GNS allonyms are false 'positional allonyms', i.e. they are shown as allonyms only because two closely positioned settlements have been given identical geographical coordinates.
|1962 map square
||Sat. Map: IM WM||Administrative District|
|Lon / °||Lat / °||Elev / m
||Location (If data is 'ghpn', this header may be followed by an asterisk, *.)
|Note on location, especially if place is not shown on the 1962 map, in which case, approximate distance and direction from a 1962 map location. When referring to the 1962 map square, note the 1962 heterograph if different from the header toponym.|