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Geography Statistics of Ghana

Ghana's Information

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Land Area 227,533 km2
Water Area 11,000 km2
Total Area 238,533km2 (#80)
Population 26,908,262 (#48)
Population Density 118.26/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $121.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $4,400
Currency Cedi (GHS)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 334 miles (539 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 87,850 sq miles (227,533 sq km)
    (water) 4,247 sq miles (11,000 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 92,098 sq miles (238,533 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 10 regions in Ghana, including: Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, Central, Eastern, Greater Accra, Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Volta, and Western.
  • Horizontal Width: 204.56 miles (329.21 km) from Sunyani east to Ho
  • Vertical Length: 346.54 miles (557.7 km) from Bolgatanga south to Cape Coast

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Togo
  • Geographic Center: About 127.38 miles (204.99 km) north of Kumasi
  • Highest Point: Mount Afadjato 2,887 ft (880 m)
  • Lowest Point: Gulf of Guinea 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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