In the Greater Accra regionhas the smallest area of Ghana's 10 administrative regions, in which the total land surface is 3,245 square kilometers. This is 1.4 percent of Ghana's total land area. This is the second most populated area in 2010 with a population of 4,010,054, which is 16.3 percent of Ghana's total population. The Greater Accra region is the most urbanized area in the country whose total population is 87.4% in urban centers. In 1960, the Greater Accra, which was then called the Accra Capital District, was geographically part of the eastern region.
However, it was administered separately by the Minister responsible for local government. From 23 July 1982, Greater Accra was created as a legally separate area by Greater Acaar Region Law PNDCL 26. People celebrate the Holo festival, which literally means "hooting on hunger." The origin of this festival took place many centuries ago. It is celebrated in the memory of a great famine, which kills people in the sixteenth century. It is primarily a festival festival which celebrates the passage of that horrible period in Ga's history. It occurs every year in August and is celebrated by all the Gauch dynasty.
The Adanga people of Aada celebrate the Asafotu festival, also known as 'Asafotufium', the festival of an annual warrior, celebrated by the people of Aida from the last Thursday of July to the first week of August, remembering the victory of warriors in the war and there is a memorial for those falling in the battlefield. In order to re-implement these historical events, warriors wear traditional war dress and make a mock battle platform. This is also a time for male rites of passage when young men are presented for war. The festival also coincides with the crop circle, when these special customs and ceremonies are performed.