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Accra Destination Guide

Delve into Accra in Ghana

Accra in the region of Greater Accra with its 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 01:55 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Accra " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Abidjan, Wiaboman, Teshie, Sekondi-Takoradi, and Nungua. While being here, make sure to check out Abidjan . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Accra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Nsawam Road - Kwame Nkrumah Road, Accra, Ghana - May 2010

8:46 min by Ghanapedia
Views: 8172 Rating: 5.00

This clip was filmed from my car (which I recently bought in Accra), and my girlfriend Gina filming. We had just left the North Industrial Area (Kaneshie), where I go a lot, because I need to get supp ..

Leaving Accra By Train

2:44 min by sigmabeta1
Views: 7890 Rating: 5.00

Ghana has dismisssed its whole rail network with the exception of a few kilometers from Accra to Nsawam and around Takoradi. It is very relaxing to travel with the 10's train across the Accra peripher ..


ICGC Greater Works 2012 Bishop Bismark - God Will Change His Mind

60:38 min by icingt2
Views: 6054 Rating: 0.00

Solomon built temples for the foreign gods of his wives descent and worshiped them but Hezekiah destroyed these high places when he ascended the throne and re-introduced worship of the true God of Isr ..

Prez. Mills makes his final journey home

7:07 min by citifmvideos
Views: 1360 Rating: 5.00

The final journey of President Mills ... Solemn moment ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Accra International Conference Centre

The Accra International Conference Centre is an events venue in Accra, Ghana. Other venues include the Ghana Trade Fair and the National Theatre, but the Conference Centre is more popular due to it being significantly larger than the National Theatre, and at the same time smaller than the Ghana Trade Fair Centre (which was built to host pan-African events).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.55 -0.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Accra, Conferences, Ghana state buildings

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: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.56 -0.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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

Accra Sports Stadium disaster

The Accra Sports Stadium disaster occurred at the Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana on May 9, 2001. It took the lives of 127 people, making it the worst stadium disaster to have ever taken place in Africa. It occurred during a match between Ghana's two most successful football teams, Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club and Asante Kotoko. Trouble had been anticipated, and extra security measures had been taken.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.55 -0.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2001 disasters, 2001 in African sport, 2001 in Ghana, Disasters in Ghana, Football in Ghana, Human stampedes, Police misconduct in Ghana, Sport in Accra, Stadium disasters

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 5.55 -0.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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

Independence Arch (Accra)

The Independence Arch, part of the Independence Square with the shown Black Star Gate (also called Independence Gate), in Accra, Ghana, inscribed with the words "Freedom and Justice, AD 1957", commemorates the independence of Ghana, a first for Sub Saharan Africa. It contains monuments to Ghana's independence struggle, including the Independence Arch, Independence Square, and the Liberation Day Monument.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 5.55 -0.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Accra, Ghana state buildings, Monuments and memorials in Ghana, Triumphal arches

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Accra