The Republic of Ghana is located on the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in West Africa. It has a land area of 238,535 km2 and a population of about 24 million residents, representing many different peoples and cultures. Its capital city is Accra.
The Ghana economy is the 9th largest economy on the African continent with more than twice the per capita output of all the countries in West Africa excluding Nigeria. The economy is resource rich and diverse with the exports of industrial minerals, cocoa, petroleum and natural gas, and industries such as electricity generation, information and
communications technology, Ghana offers its visitors so much to see and do. Within the borders of a single country you
will find savannahs rich with big game, timeless cultures unchanged by the modern world, pristine beaches, equatorial forests and endless opportunities for adventure, discovery, and relaxation.
You will find some facts and tips that may be useful as you prepare for your trip on the Ghana official website.