Where is Ghana?

Ghana is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 7.946527 and longitude -1.023194 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 7Β° 56' 47.50'' N
  • 1Β° 1' 23.50'' W

You can see the location of Ghana on the world map below:

Pin pointing out Ghana on the map of Africa

Ghana Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Ghana (GH) are:

  1. Burkina Faso (BF)
  2. Cote d’Ivoire (CI)
  3. Togo (TG)

Maritime Borders

Ghana bordres with the Gulf of Guinea.

Ghana Related Content

Ghana Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 7.946527
Longitude: -1.023194
Country CodesAlpha 2: GH
Alpha 3: GHA
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡¬πŸ‡­
Int. Phone Prefix+233
Capital cityAccra
Northern Africa
Country Area238,533 sq km
Population 202131,732,128
World Rank: 47
Median Age20.4
Life expectancy63.8
Major languagesAsante 16%, Ewe 14%, Fante 11.6%, Boron (Brong) 4.9%, Dagomba 4.4%, Dangme 4.2%, Dagarte (Dagaba) 3.9%, Kokomba 3.5%, Akyem 3.2%, Ga 3.1%, other 31.2% (2010 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTCΒ±00:00
Internet TLD.gh
Biggest AirportKotoka International Airport (ACC)
Average temperature27.20 Β°C
80.96 Β°F
Administrative Divisions16 regions
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Ghana Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyGhana Cedi (GHC)
GDP in 2020$70 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 71
GDP per capita in 2020$2,254
World Rank: 142
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, United States, Netherlands, India, Germany
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited Kingdom, China, United States, Netherlands, Belgium

Biggest Cities in Ghana

Here are the largest cities in Ghana based on 2021 data:

City Population
Accra 2,291,352
Kumasi 2,069,350
Tamale 1,095,808
Sekondi 286,248
Obuase 180,460
Tema 161,612
Cape Coast 143,015
Koforidua 127,334
Ho 83,715
Wa 78,107

Map of Ghana with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region

Image Sources and Copyright Information
  • Map with Ghana Flag Pinpointed: Β© hyotographics/Shutterstock