aka - The Twin City
It is the third largest city in Ghana, an educational centre with a lot of technical colleges and secondary schools. The capital of the Western Region, Sekondi-Takoradi, is an industrial and commercial centre of Western Ghana. Sekondi-Takoradi is of both historical and cultural importance to Ghana. Life here is very relaxed and easy-going. The first deep seaport in Ghana is in Takoradi and is very important for the country's import and export industry.