Ghana is located in West Africa along the Gulf of Guinea between Togo, Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire. It is just a few degrees north of the equator and boasts 537 km of coastline.
Ghana is considered by many to be West Africa’s “golden child” due to its promising democracies and oil reserves. Unfortunately this doesn’t mean the end of poverty in Ghana where an estimated 6,440,000 people live below the poverty line.
Ghana is a very religious country with approximately 70% of Ghanaians being Christian and 15% being Muslim.
There are 9 government
sponsored languages in Ghana but the official language is English.
Adventures In Ghana
Often called “Africa for beginners” Ghana is a great place to start your travels whether you are a first time traveler, first time traveler to Africa or you just haven’t been away from home for a few years.
There are many incredible things to see and do while you are in Ghana. Spend your weekends on beautiful sandy beaches basking under the sun.
Learn about slave trade history while you visit Cape Coast Castle and experience firsthand what it was like to be closed into a dungeon as was done to slaves while they waited to be loaded onto ships.
Always wanted to go on an African safari? Visit Mole National Park or Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary and see Africa’s majestic animals in the wild up close.