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Accra, Ghana

Accra is a very large place in the region of Greater Accra in Ghana with a population of approximately 1,963,264 people and is one of the largest places in Ghana. Accra is also the capital of Ghana. Find all facts and information about Accra.

Facts and figures on Accra at a glance

Name: Accra (Accra)
Status: Very large place and capital of Ghana
Population: 1,963,264 people
Region name (Level 1): Greater Accra
Country: Ghana
Continent: Africa

Accra is located in the region of Greater Accra and is also the regional capital of this region.

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Facts and figures about Accra
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Accra AccraVery large place / Capital of Ghana1,963,264 peopleGreater Accra Greater Accra Region

Map of Accra

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Information on Accra

Information on Accra
Place nameRegion name Level 1CountryContinent
Accra AccraGreater Accra Greater Accra RegionGhanaAfrica

Time in Accra

Time in Accra
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 12:46pmNoThu, 27 Apr 2017 - 12:46pmUTCAfrica/Accra

Geographic coordinates of Accra

Latitude & Longitude of Accra
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map5°33'21.7"N (5.5560200°)0°11'48.8"W (-0.1969000°)

Distances from Accra

Distances from Accra
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
615 km north of the equator22 km west of the prime meridianDistances from Accra

Places around Accra

42 places found within 5 km around Accra. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Accra
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
West Ridge West Ridge-0.8 km 0.5 mishow
Ministries Ministries-0.8 km 0.5 mishow
Christiansborg Christiansborg-1.0 km 0.6 mishow
East Ridge East Ridge-1.1 km 0.7 mishow
Osu Osu-1.2 km 0.7 mishow
North Ridge North Ridge-1.3 km 0.8 mishow
Victoriaborg Victoriaborg-1.3 km 0.8 mishow
Tudu Tudu-1.4 km 0.9 mishow
Asylum Down Asylum Down-1.7 km 1.0 mishow
Accra Central Accra Central-1.8 km 1.1 mishow
Adabraka Adabraka-1.8 km 1.1 mishow
Ringway Estate Ringway Estate-1.9 km 1.2 mishow
Nyaniba Estates Nyaniba Estates-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Kokomlemle Kokomlemle-2.4 km 1.5 mishow
Korle Dudor Korle Dudor-2.4 km 1.5 mishow
Kanda Estate Kanda Estate-2.7 km 1.7 mishow
Nima Nima-2.8 km 1.8 mishow
North Labone Estate North Labone Estate-2.9 km 1.8 mishow
South Industrial Area South Industrial Area-3.0 km 1.9 mishow
Sodom and Gomorah Sodom and Gomorah-3.1 km 1.9 mishow
Jamestown Jamestown-3.1 km 1.9 mishow
Accra New Town Accra New Town-3.3 km 2.0 mishow
Apapa Apapa-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Awudome Estate Awudome Estate-3.6 km 2.2 mishow
Cantonments Cantonments-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Korle Bu Hospital Korle Bu Hospital-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
South La Estate South La Estate-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Kpehe Kpehe-3.8 km 2.4 mishow
Kotobabi Kotobabi-3.9 km 2.4 mishow
Korle Lagoon Area Korle Lagoon Area-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Korle Gonno Korle Gonno-4.2 km 2.6 mishow
North Industrial Area North Industrial Area-4.3 km 2.7 mishow
Wiaboman Wiaboman-4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Mamobi Mamobi-4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Abossey Okai Abossey Okai-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Sabon Zongo Sabon Zongo-4.7 km 2.9 mishow
La La-4.8 km 3.0 mishow
Kaneshie Kaneshie-4.8 km 3.0 mishow
Larterbiokorshie Larterbiokorshie-4.9 km 3.0 mishow
Pig Farm Pig Farm-4.9 km 3.1 mishow
Lartebiokorshi Lartebiokorshi-5.0 km 3.1 mishow
Alajo Alajo-5.0 km 3.1 mishow

Airports around Accra

1 airport found within 15 km around Accra. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Accra
AirportCodeDistanceRoute
Kotoka International Airport Kotoka International AirportACC, DGAA6.4 km 4.0 mishow

External sources of information on Accra

Accra on Wikipedia