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Accra Destination Guide

Delve into Accra in Ghana!

Accra in the region of Greater Accra with it's 1,963,264 residents is a city in Ghana and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Accra in Ghana

Current time in Accra is now 09:28 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Accra" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Abidjan, Wiaboman, Teshie, Sekondi-Takoradi, Nungua or Cotonou. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

29°C / 84 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 99%
Air Pressure 1023 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 23rd of May 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 26°C (80 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of May 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 28°C (82 °F)
Thursday, 25th of May 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 30°C (87 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)

Videos

2011 Summer Vacation #20: Downtown Accra

02:20 min ( September 11, 2011 by Ryan Boundless)
Views: 1,151 - Rating: 5/5

This place was so amazing. I've never seen anything like it in my life so I just had to put it on video. The police saw me taking video and hassled me. Luckily I was with a Ghanaian friend who took ca...

2011 Summer Vacation #22: Amazing downto...

01:39 min ( September 11, 2011 by Ryan Boundless)
Views: 799 - Rating: 5/5

The hustle and bustle of downtown Accra. Vendors everywhere, the streets are lively with a hint of danger. A man chases our taxi as he sees me filming


National Cultural Centre - Accra Ghana

04:21 min ( September 17, 2009 by Ghanapedia)
Views: 800 - Rating: 5/5

This clip was taken at the National Cultural Centre in Accra, Ghana, which equates to a craft market. It is located along 28th February Rd in central Accra, roughly between the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial ...

2011 Summer Vacation #71: Scene of Accra...

00:24 min ( September 12, 2011 by Ryan Boundless)
Views: 688 - Rating: 0/5


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Accra during the next days.

25
May
2017

Dubai Investment Show,Dubai's Biggest Property Showcase In Ghana|May 25&26

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

Wizkady- WIZKID

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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26
May
2017

GHANA YOUTHSPEAK FORUM

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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29
May
2017

Contract And Commercial Management Practitioner

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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01
Jun
2017

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

03
Jun
2017

E2E CUSTOMER FOCUS GRADUATE TRAINING (500 CEDIS)

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

10
Jun
2017

Chow Ghana

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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E2E CUSTOMER FOCUS GRADUATE TRAINING (500 CEDIS)

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

Tech 360 Summit 2017

Beginning: 05:30 pm (17:30).
More on eventful.com.

12
Jun
2017

Ghana Mining Summit

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Accra Sports Stadium

Accra Sports Stadium is a multi-use, 40,000 all-seater stadium in Accra, Ghana, mostly used for association football matches. Originally known as the Accra Sports Stadium, the stadium was renamed after Ohene Djan, the country's first Director of Sports, in 2004. Its renaming was quite controversial and opposed by many in Accra's community. There has been ongoing controversy about the name of the stadium.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.56, -0.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Ghana, Buildings and structures in Accra, Football venues in Ghana, National stadiums, Sport in Accra, Sports venues in Ghana

Ghana Stock Exchange

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) is the principal stock exchange of Ghana. The exchange was incorporated in July 1989 with trading commencing in 1990. It currently has around 36 listed companies and 2 corporate bonds. All types of securities can be listed. Criteria for listing include capital adequacy, profitability, spread of shares, years of existence and management efficiency. The GSE is located in Accra.

More reading: Ghana Stock Exchange homepage
Located at 5.56, -0.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1989 establishments in Ghana, Buildings and structures in Accra, Economy of Ghana, Ghana Stock Exchange, Organizations established in 1989, Stock exchanges in Africa

National Museum of Ghana

The National Museum of Ghana is in the Ghanaian capital, Accra. It is the largest and oldest of the six museums under the administration of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB). The museum building was opened on 5 March 1957 as part of Ghana’s independence celebrations. The official opening was performed by Duchess of Kent, the late Princess Marina. The Museum's first Director was A.W. Lawrence.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.56, -0.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Accra, Government buildings completed in 1957, Museums in Ghana, National museums

Ghana

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The word Ghana means "Warrior King" and is derived from the ancient Ghana Empire. Ghana was inhabited in pre-colonial times by a number of ancient predominantly Akan kingdoms, including the inland Ashanti Empire, the Akwamu, the Akyem, the Bonoman, the Denkyira and the Fante among others.

More reading: Ghana homepage
Located at 5.56, -0.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Commonwealth republics, Countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Countries in Africa, Economic Community of West African States, English-speaking countries and territories, Ghana, Liberal democracies, Member states of the African Union, Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, Member states of the United Nations, Republics, States and territories established in 1957, West African countries

Achimota School

Achimota School (formerly Prince of Wales College and School, Achimota, now nicknamed Motown), is a co-educational boarding school located at Achimota in Accra, Ghana. Founded in 1924 by Sir Frederick Gordon Guggisberg, Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey and Rev. Alexander (Alec) Garden Fraser the school was formally opened in 1927 by Sir Frederick, then Governor of the British Gold Coast colony.

More reading: Achimota School homepage
Located at 5.56, -0.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Boarding schools in Ghana, Education in Accra, Educational institutions established in 1927, High schools in Ghana