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Sogakofe

District Capital
Heterographs Sogakofe (1962, GD, 2012); Sogakope (GD, 2012) Allonyms



GPN id
Map Sq. MapLinks District 
  2574
  I3 IM     WM South Tongu District
Lon / °Lat / ° Elev / m
Location*
  0.594   5.999   14



MeaningOrigin
Indig. Lang.Source Lang.
Ewe Ewe
Soga = personal name; kɔƒe = village, hamlet, cottage: Soga's Village
URL: "Sogakofe .. was originally 'Anagbonu' and after called 'John Miller' so as to abate the usurpation to the traditional authority of the Fievie Traditional Council. ... Sogakofe was then a settlement of the then settler Soga Blacksmith, a Ga Adangbe {Adangme} from Nakonukofe near Sege-Ada. It was named after John Miller who was the contractor who constructed the road from Accra linking Sogakofe through Aflao."



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Record Date: 19 November 2015