Christian Ghana
 
Ghana
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Facts
Area:
238,533 km²
Population:
18,300,000 (1997)
Capital:
Accra
Languages:
English, 75 languages
Religions:
Christian 60%, traditional beliefs 35%
Currency:
1 cedi = 100 pesewas

 

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Our Thoughts

Ghana is rich in culture and full of surprises.

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Itinerary
Trip 2001
November 28 - December 1 We cross the border along the tropical coast and watch fisherman sell their catch under shaded palm trees. We explore slaving forts, the oldest one built in 1492 at the Cape Coast. From Cape Coast, we drive to Accra, a playground for the rich of the Middle East.
December 2-3 We stay in Accra, Ghana's capital. Ghana won independence first among African states in the 1950's.
December 4-6 From Accra we visit Kakum National park, famous for an aerial walkway suspended 100 feet over the forest floor. Our last major stop in Ghana is Kumasi, ancient capital of the Ashanti Empire and the main centre of West Africa's cultural heritage.
   
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