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Amantin




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  E7 IM Atebubu-Amantin Municipal District
Longitude / °Latitude / °Location
  -1.203   7.544



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Indig. Lang.Source Lang.
Akan Akan
aman = towns; -teŋ = long-stretched, long: amanteŋ = Series of Towns
GNS alt. spelling: Amanten.
JGC, p.298: "A series or succession of towns." It is possible that the name refers to the sequence of villages that make up the Ejura-Atebubu route, there being very few other settlements in the surrounding countryside.



  Sources
Document Christaller, JG, "A Dictionary of the Asante and Fante language", Basel EMS, 1881
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