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Accra, Ghana

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 5.614818, -0.205874.

Accra is the capital and the largest city of Ghana, located in the southern part of the country on the Atlantic coast. It is the main port of the country. Accra was established in the 15th century by some local populations, and in the early 17th century there was a large fort built near the settlement. During its long history, the city was under the rule of British and Dutch invaders, but in 1957 the country received independence, and so did its capital city. Accra is a large multi-cultural community. It is an administrative, economic, commercial, financial, educational, and cultural hub of the country.

The city has developed infrastructure and a few tourist attractions, mainly the local architectural monuments and shopping areas. The city is home to many public and private universities such as The University of Ghana, Accra Institute of Technology, Regional Maritime University, Accra Technical University (ATU), and so on. Kotoka International Airport serves the city. Tourist attractions in Accra include Accra Mall, Black Star Square, Black Star Gate, National Museum of Ghana, Labadi Beach, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra Arts Centre, Efua Sutherland Children's Park, Asomdwe Park, and Osu Castle.

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Accra, Ghana Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Accra, Ghana is 5.614818, and the longitude is -0.205874. Accra, Ghana is located at Ghana country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 5° 36' 53.3448'' N and 0° 12' 21.1464'' W.

Accra, Ghana Geographic Information
DMS Lat5° 36' 53.3448'' N
DMS Long0° 12' 21.1464'' W
UTM Easting809,555.63
UTM Northing621,364.95
Country CodeGH
Zoom Level9

Coordinates of Accra, Ghana is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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