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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.

Interactive map of Accra

Current time in Accra is now 04:20 AM (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 Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 29°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 95%
Air Pressure 1011.2 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 26th of March 2019
Broken clouds.
Broken clouds Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Wednesday, 27th of March 2019
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Moderate rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Thursday, 28th of March 2019
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 28°C (82 °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
Mar
2019

Annual International Conference On Futuristic Trends In Accounting, Business Management, Economics, Leadership & Social Sciences

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Annual International Conference On Emerging Issues In IT, Applied Sciences, Engineering Managements & Networking

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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26
Mar
2019

The New Ghana Building Code: What Is New And The Way Forward For The Building Industry

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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28
Mar
2019

Yellow Ghana Job Fair

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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29
Mar
2019

Nina Sharae Presents: The Beauty In YOU Curvy Girl Pool Party

Beginning: 04:30 pm (16:30).
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31
Mar
2019

Voyage To Ghana Cultural Tour

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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01
Apr
2019

Want To Study In The UK? Writtle University Visit To Accra

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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03
Apr
2019

Quantum Leap Career Fair 2019 (Rate: 30 Cedis)

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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05
Apr
2019

Ghana Education Expo 2019

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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06
Apr
2019

FreeCodeCamp Accra "Coffee-and-Code"

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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

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