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Ghana is a republic in western Africa. In the period 1874-1957, Ghana was a British colony with the name Gold Coast. It borders Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east. To the south lies the Gulf of Guinea.

The capital is Accra.

Residents of Accra is that Ghanaian public, very open and nice people. The local language is English, so it would be okay to make themselves understood. Another way this independence, pride and friendliness is expressed is through crafts are sold.


Ghana lies in the tropical climate zone. The southwestern part has a typical equatorial monsoon climate, with annual precipitation of 1500-2000 mm distributed in about 120 rainy days. Coastal plain in the southeast receives However, only approx. 750 mm per year, which is probably due to coastal direction and the stabilizing influence of cooler water in the ocean outside. The south has two rainy seasons, the "big" in April-June and the "little" in the September-November. To the north, rainfall decreases to approx. 1000 mm, and north of Tamale is only one rainy season. In the dry season, which here lasts from 4 to 6 months, blow dry winds (harmattan) from the Sahara. Temperatures are high and fairly uniform throughout the year, with the least daily and annual variations in the southwest. Annual mean temperature changes from ca. 26 ° C on the coast to about 29 ° C in the interior. The highest temperatures usually occur between February and April.

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