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Country information

Country: Ghana
Population: 24,339,838 inhabitants  (Last modified: 24/04/2012 )
Area 239,460 km²
Capital: Accra
Currency: Cedi (GHS)
Phone code: +233
Languages: en-GH,ak,ee,tw
Domain name: .gh
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Neighbors: Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Togo
Fips: GH

Current local time in Ghana

Current Date:
Tuesday 02 March 2021
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Africa/Accra
GMT/UTC: 0  hours
DST: No time changes this year!

*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 6 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 8 Monday Independence Day observed Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 3 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 4 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 3 Monday May Day observed Public Holiday
May 9 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
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Tide times and tide charts

Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 8.1
Longitude in decimal degrees: -1.2
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 8° 6' North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 1° 12' West
Height above sea level: 142 m,   465.88 ft,   5590.55 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)