Where Is Ghana?


Quick Answer

Ghana is located in northwestern Africa. The exact location of Ghana is 4° to 12°N latitudes and 4°W to 2°E longitudes. The Prime Meridian passes through the town of Tema, so the country lies in both the Western and Eastern hemispheres.

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Ghana has a coastline of 539 kilometers along the Atlantic Ocean. It shares a land border with Cote d’Ivoire in the west, Burkina Faso in the north and Togo in the east. The Gulf of Guinea lies to the south.

The total land area of Ghana is 238,533 square kilometers. As it lies just north of the equator, it has a hot tropical climate. Accra is the capital of Ghana.

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