Welcome to Ghana
This west African country former known as the Gold Coast borders Burkina Faso to the north, Côte d’Ivoire to the west, and Togo to the east. The south of the country faces out onto the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Guinea.
Ghana has a varied landscape, from the rainforests of the Gulf of Guinea coastal plain, to the forested hills of the ancient Ashanti kingdom, the basin around Lake Volta to the Sahelian, plains in the north of the country.
Ghana if often called ‘Africa for beginners’ with good infrastructure, political stability and being one of the few West African countries where English is widely spoken. One of the main attractions for tourists are the national parks to see elephants, lions, monkeys and birds. There are also a string of European forts, fantastic adobe mosques of the north. and the ancient fetish shrines of the Ashanti Kingdom.