Ghana Background and Geography

Ghana Background and Geography

Ghana is located on the West Coast of Africa. Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean to the south.

Land area of Ghana

Agriculture: 155,000 square kilometres

Water: 11,000 square kilometres

Forest: 52,862 square kilometres

National Parks: 8,678 square kilometres

Total land area: 227,540 square kilometres


Ghana has 216 districts. West Gonja is the largest district in Ghana covering an area of 17,317


Ghana has five mountains with Afadjazo being the largest standing at 1,500 metres

Longest River

River Volta covering 1, 500 kilometres

Largest Lake

Lake Bosontwi (48 square kilometres)

National Parks

Ghana has seven national Parks with Bui National Park National Park being the biggest covering 1,820 square kilometres


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