Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 5.550000, -0.020000.

Accra is the capital and the largest city of Ghana, governed as Greater Accra Region. It is a coastal city and 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 the middle of the last century the country received independence, and so did its capital city. Accra is a large multi-cultural community with the number of residents approaching 3 million people. 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.

Map of Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana

Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana is 5.550000, and the longitude is -0.020000. Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana is located at Ghana country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 5° 32' 60.0000'' N and 0° 1' 12.0000'' W.

Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana Geographic Information
DMS Lat5° 32' 60.0000'' N
DMS Long0° 1' 12.0000'' W
UTM Easting830,202.35
UTM Northing614,292.04
Country CodeGH
Zoom Level8

Coordinates of Accra, Greater Accra Region, 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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