Thursday 23 November, 2017
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Category Archives: Geography & Climate

Lake Volta & Akosombo The Volta Region, dominated by the Lake Volta, is one of Ghana’s most beautiful areas. The imposing Akosombo Dam splits the lake, its huge turbines generating electricity for the country. Volta Basin Occupying the central part of Ghana, the Volta Basin covers about 45 percent of the nation’s total land surface....

Road distances from Accra Town Distance in km Town Distance in km Aburi 38 Kpandu 206 Ada 114 Kintanpo 478 Aflo 192 Kumasi 270 Akosombo 104 Lawra 977 Bamboi 474 Navrongo 845 Bawku 828 Nkawkaw 163 Bibiani 265 Nsawam 35 Bole 892 Obuasi 320 Bolgatanga 810 Oda 143 Cape Coast 114 Salaga 443 Damongo 782 Sekondi 218 Elmina 158 Sunyani 400 Ejura 336 Swedru 85 Gambaga 811 Tamale 640 Half-Asini 403 Takoradi 228 Ho 185 Tarkwa 317 Hohoe 221 Techiman 398 Keta 214 Wa 712 Koforidua 85 Winneba 66 Konongo 220 Yeji 499 ...

Towns Aburi Yeji ...

  Accra Cape Coast Koforidua Kumasi Sekondi Takoradi Tamale Tema   ...

Regions Region Capital Greater Accra Region Accra Central Region Cape Coast Eastern Region Koforidua Western Region Sekondi Takoradi Ashanti Region Kumasi Northern Region Tamale Upper East Region Bolgatanga Upper West Wa Volta Region Ho Brong Ahafo Region Sunyani ...

  Population 24,652,402 (July 2012 est.) note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise...

Major Cities Accra Map Ghana in Africa Administrative Map Regional Map Urban Areas Transport Roads Land Cover Population Density Game Reserves Soil Map Soil Moisture ...

Land And Natural Resources Ghana is a lowland country, except for a range of hills on the eastern border. The sandy coastline is backed by a coastal plain that is crossed by several rivers and streams, generally navigable only by canoe. In the west the terrain is broken by heavily forested hills and many streams and rivers. To the north lies an undulating...

Today’s Weather The climate of Ghana is tropical, but temperatures vary with season and elevation. Except in the north two rainy seasons occur, from April to July and from September to November. In the north the rainy season begins in April and lasts until September. Annual rainfall ranges from about 1,100 mm (about 43 in) in the north to...

Location Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Cote d’Ivoire and Togo Latitude: 5 degrees, 36 minutes north Longitude: 0 degrees, 10 minutes east Land boundaries: total 2,093 km, Burkina Faso 548 km, Cote d’Ivoire 668 km, Togo 877 km Coastline: 539 km Map references: Africa, Standard Time Zones of the World Area -total...