What is the Latitude and Longitude on Ghana?
Latitude of Ghana is:8 and Longitude of Ghana is: -2
Ghana is an African country located on the Gulf of Guinea. Located at the geographical coordinates of 8° North and 2° West, Ghana is spanned over a total area of 238,535 square kilometers. The total population in Ghana according to 2010 census is 24,233,431. It shares its borders with Togo in the east, Côte d'Ivoire in the west, Burkina Faso in the north and Gulf of Guinea in the south.
Ghana is closest to the center of the earth than any other country is. The geography of Ghana is dominated mostly by flat plains, low hills and some rivers. Accra is the capital of Ghana. The range of Akwapim-Togo contains the most elevated peak of Ghana called Mount Afadjato at a height of 2904 meters. The Volta River is located in the central Ghana. The uplands of Ashanti and Kwahu Plateau are located in southern Ghana. Lake Volta is the largest artificial lake in the world and adds to the water of many rivers of Ghana. Because of its equatorial location, Ghana experiences a warm weather throughout the year. Rainfall occurs mainly from March to November.
Ghana has a literacy rate of around 70%, which directly influences its growing economy. Ghana is a culturally rich country. Ga, Dagomba and Ashanti are few of the many ethnic groups present there. Football is the sport that is followed and played enthusiastically by the inhabitants and the team of Ghana has also represented the country in the Football world cups.
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