Ghana is officially known as the Republic of Ghana which is located in Western Africa. It lies adjacent to another or shares a boundary with Burkina Faso on the north, Ivory Coast on the west, Togo on the east and the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean on the south.
Accra is the capital and largest city of Ghana. The major urban areas in Ghana include Kumasi, Tamale, Sekondi-Takoradi, etc. The official language of Ghana is English. The other recognized national languages are Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangme, Ewe, Frafra, Ga, Gonja, Nzema, Twi, Fante, and Ghanaian Sign Language. Ghana is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like Homowo festival, Ghana in December with HIM Tours, Oguaa Fete Afahye Festival, PANAFEST Celebration in Ghana, Africa Day in Ghana, Dzawuwu festival, Aboakyer festival, Asogli Yam Festival, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
Ghana doesn’t have a postal code. Its territory is divided into 16 administrative regions with 275 districts. Ghana is not using postal codes. At first, there was so much controversy over the places in which mail was sent, but now everything has been sorted out and mail is delivered quickly and easily with help of their numbering.
Ghana has been ranked as the 80th largest nation in the world and it has a total land area of 2,38,535 km2, which comes to around a total of 92,099 mi2. Entire Ghana was divided into 16 regions which were subdivided into 275 districts. The names of the 16 administrative regions are Ahafo Region, Ashanti Region, Bono Region, Bono East Region, Central Region, Eastern Region, Greater Accra Region, Northern Region, North East Region, Oti Region, Savannah Region, Upper East Region, Upper West Region, Upper West Region, Volta Region, Western Region, and Western North Region.
Ghana has a total water area of 4.61%. There are two important lakes and three large dams in Ghana playing a significant role and helping in mobilizing 49.6% of surface waters. The names of the few major lakes in Ghana are Volta, Bosumtwi, etc. The names of dams in Ghana are Akosombo, Kpong, Bui, etc. These lakes and dams have international tourism importance. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, dams, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Many other lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater lakes and very few are salt lakes.
There are 516 named mountains in Ghana. There are four main mountain ranges in Ghana. The highest peak in Ghana is Mount Yaouatoutou which is about 902 meters (2,539 feet) and the most prominent mountain is Mount Atiwiredu which is about 844 meters (2,769 feet) and located in Southeastern Ghana. The other prominent mountains are Mount Afadjato, Mount Eduouka, Mount Atiwiredu, Mount Kwamisa, Mount Pakesie Bepo, Atwea Mountains, Aburi Mountains, etc.
|Address format||Each administrative division maintains its postal number for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Ghana postal service is named GhanaPostGPS. There is no postal code used in Ghana.|
Mr Madonudenu KLM
No. 7 Asafoatse Nettey Road
Accra Central GA-183-8164
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