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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:
Friday 01 March 2024
Current Time:
  • 06
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  • 41
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  • 02
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 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 30 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
March 31 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 1 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 10 Wednesday Id ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 12 Sunday Mothers' Day Observance
May 25 Saturday African Union Day Public Holiday
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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)