Kumasi Central Market, Kumasi, Ghana
A first of its kind in West Africa – the bustling Kumasi Central Market, also known as the Kejetia Market is the largest open-air market in Continental Africa and, is situated right in the heart of Kumasi, the capital of Ashanti.
The market consists of an administration block, a post office, a fire station as well as a clinic among other facilities.
To put its size into perspective, the terminal feeds the $258 million market with close to 14000 people who commute with over 1000 taxis, to enjoy a unique shopping experience with over 45000 stores, 8000 traders and approximately 1000 workers.
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