Ghana is located in West Africa. A country full of diverse culture with various attractions and tourist sites. Its various wildlife and prominent national parks makes this nation one to visit in Africa. Red Kite travel and tours is your one stop travel consultant and ours is to help make your trip a memorable one.
20 FACTS ABOUT GHANA
It is located in West Africa
Capital city is Accra
Has a population of about 26million
Ghana gained independence from Britain in 1957
The citizens of Ghana are called Ghanaians
Formerly known as the Gold Coast
Currency- Ghana Cedi
Ghana currently has 10 region and 216 local districts
First sub-Saharan country to break from colonial rule
There are about 250 languages spoken in Ghana
The official languages are English, Akan, Ga and Ewe
Temperature is between 20-38° C/ 68-100.4° F
Rainy season(April - August) and Dry season/harmattan(November-March)
International airport - Kotoka International Airport, Accra
Country phone code – (+233)
Religion – Christian, Islam, Traditional beliefs
Border countries: West-Ivory Coast, North-Burkina Faso, East-Togo
There are over 10 different local foods to choose from.
Ghanaians are friendly, passionate and peaceful people
There are Airline services to major cities like Kumasi and Tamale.
10 FUN THINGS YOU CAN DO IN GHANA
Groceries can be bought at major malls as well as smaller stores.eg Accra Mall, Koala, Marina mall etc.
Enjoying the Ghanaian beaches on the coast can be a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. .
There are various Ghanaian dishes to enjoy example fried cassava and plantain, banku and tilapia, kenkey with fish, fufu and soup. etc.
Visit various National parks and educative sites, example Mole National park, Elmina Castle, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and memorial Park, Kakum National Park among other places.
Attend the annual Chale Wote Street art festival
Watch various plays and dramas at the National theater.
Enjoy various musical events and award shows at the conference center.
There are various festivals one can experience in Ghana revealing the culture of the people.
Kumasi, also known as the “Garden City” is the second largest city in Ghana…This great place offers the opportunity to shop for African fabrics and clothes.
Buying things in Ghana’s colorful markets is also an exciting experience, having a variety of things to choose from at moderate prices.