Koforidua is Located at the Eastern Region of Ghana which is the New-Juaben Municipality. The city was founded in 1875 by Akan migrants from Asanteman. The completion in 1923 of the Kumasi railway saw Koforidua become an important road and rail junction. Koforidua is one of the country’s oldest cocoa-producing centres.
As cocoa production moved westward to areas of virgin soil, Koforidua became increasingly dependent upon its commercial and administrative functions. The town has only minor industries and Economic Activities like Farming, Fishing, Animal rearing and Bead making.
The Eastern region exhibits cultural diversity at its best with its exquisite African queens popularly known as the “Koforidua Flowers”.