For other uses, see Keta (disambiguation).
Town & Municipality Capital
Fort Prinsensten on the beach of Keta in 1985
Location in Ghana
Coordinates: 5°55′N 0°59′E / 5.917°N 0.983°E / 5.917; 0.983Coordinates: 5°55′N 0°59′E / 5.917°N 0.983°E / 5.917; 0.983
Keta Municipal District
1,829/sq mi (706/km)
Ranked 63rd in Ghana
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Keta is a town in the Volta Region of Ghana. It is the capital of the Keta Municipal District. Keta was an important trading post between the 14th and late 20th century via a port and fort built by the Dutch in 1784. Parts of the town were devastated by sea erosion between the 1960s and 1980s. Keta is the sixty-third most populous settlement in Ghana, in terms of population, with a population of 22,739 people.