The capital of Ghana is Accra, which is located along the southern border of the country. Ghana is situated in western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by the countries of Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Togo.
Ghana comprises a total area of over 92,000 square miles, making the country a little smaller than the state of Oregon. It is the 82nd largest country in the world. Ghana, which has a tropical climate with wet and dry seasons, is located only a few degrees from the equator. It has a population of over 25.7 million people, as of 2014, making it the 49th most populated country in the world.