Akwamu Traditional Area, GhanaThe Akwamu (also called Aquambo) was a state set up by the Akan people in Ghana which existed in the 17th century and 18th century.  Originally immigrating from Bono state, the founders settled in Twifo-Heman.  The Akwamu created an expansionist empire in the 16th and 17th century. That is to say, the Akwamu at the peak of their empire created an influential state and, culture which has affected at least three countries in West Africa.


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