Brief On Ghana


It’s an expression you will hear several times daily as you travel around Ghana, one that will ring in your ears at night, and bring a smile to your face for weeks after you leave. Welcome to a haven that combines the charms of a tropical beach idyll with a fascinating historical heritage, rich cultural variety, and some interesting wildlife in the national parks.


Area: 238,535 sq. km (92,099 sq. mi.)
land: 227,533 sq km
water: 11,000 sq km
Largest City: English
Widely used local languages
• Akan
• Ga
• Ewe
• Hausa
Population: 27 million
Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional System
Time Zone: GET (UTC+1)
Currency: Ghana cedis
Water: Accra’s water can be enjoyed straight from the tap.
However, there is also wide use of bottled water.
Credit cards: Almost all hotels and restaurants accept major credit cards, including MasterCard and Visa
Drives on the: Left
Country Code (calling): +233
Exchange Rate Click To View Latest Exchange Rate From The Bank of Ghana
Electrical plug/outlet:
Emergencies: In case of emergencies, call
Police : 191
Fire Service : 192
Ambulance :
Climate: The climate of Ghana is tropical and there are two main seasons: the wet season and the dry season.