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Accra Skyline, Ghana
Panoram view of Accra, Ghana's capital.
Image: Elegant Machines (Jason Armstrong)

Searchable Map of the City of Accra using Google Earth Data

Satellite View is showing Accra, largest city and the national capital of Ghana, located in south Ghana on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, Atlantic Ocean.
Accra was founded by the Ga people (Ga-Adangbe, an ethnic group from the Greater Accra Plains) in the late 1400s, later it became a center for trade with the Portuguese, who built a fort in the town. In the 17th century it was the site of three European trading fortresses, which were all in British hands by 1871. It became the capital of the British colony of the Gold Coast in 1876 and was made capital of independent Ghana in 1957.

Today Accra has a population of 2.3 million inhabitants (2012). Spoken language is English.

The Map shows a city map of Accra with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find Kotoka International Airport (IATA code: ACC) in northeast.
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Local Time Ghana:
Saturday-August-2  04:29  
Time Zone: no time offset of GMT/UTC
GMT/UTC 0
Google Map: Searchable map/satellite view of the city of Accra, Republic of Ghana.
 
City Coordinates: 5°33′00″N 0°12′00″W
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