Ghana Travel Information

  • Time Difference: UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
  • Capital City: Accra
  • Airports: 7
  • Travel Climate: Ghana's climate is tropical with temperatures between 21°C and 32°C (70°F and 90°F). Rainy seasons extend from April to July...
  • Area Comparative: slightly smaller than Oregon
  • Travel Currency: cedi (GHC)
  • Language Spoken: The official language of Ghana is English. There are movements to make several local languages official as well. The Twi...
  • Languages: English (official), African languages (including Akan, Moshi-Dagomba, Ewe, and Ga)
  • Ethnic Groups: black African 98.5% (major tribes - Akan 44%, Moshi-Dagomba 16%, Ewe 13%, Ga 8%, Gurma 3%, Yoruba 1%), European and...
  • National Holiday: Independence Day, 6 March (1957)
  • Inflation Rate: 10.9%
  • Geographic Coordinates: 8 00 N, 2 00 W
  • Location: Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo
  • Terrain: mostly low plains with dissected plateau in south-central area

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