Accra Accra, Greater Accra

Accra: Capital city of Ghana

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Population : 2,270,000
Country : Portuguese Empire, Gold Coast, Ghana
State : Greater Accra (Ghana)
County : Accra
Head of government : Mayor of Accra
Phone Area Codes : 0302, 0302
Area : 173000000 km2
Official name : Ghana
Official language : English
Altitude : 200 feet / 61 meters
Capital city : Accra is capital of Greater Accra Region, Ghana, Gold Coast
Time Zone : UTC±00:00, Greenwich Mean Time
Local time : 08:57:40 (21st January 2022)
Accra locator map
Location of Accra on Greater Accra map.
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Geography

Accra is located at 5°33'22"N 0°11'49"W (5.5560200, -0.1969000).

Accra map

  • Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson , 2009 2002-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Benjamin N. O. Addison , 1960 1957-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • C.S. Botchway , 1983 1982-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Enoch Teye Mensah , 1983 1982-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Alfred Oko Vanderpuije , 2017 2009-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Enoch Teye Mensah , 1991 1983-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Daniel Osabu-Kle , 1983 1982-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • E.C. Quaye , 1964 1961-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Nat Nunoo Amarteifio , 1998 1994-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Nat Ashalley-Anthony , 1981 1979-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Solomon Ofei Darko , 2002 2000-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Mohammed Adjei Sowah , 2017-03-24T00:00:00Z
  • Samuel Adoquaye Addo , 2000 1998-01-01T00:00:00Z

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Accra has 1 neighbours.

  • Ablekuma Central Constituency
  • Okaikwei South Constituency
  • Ayawaso East Constituency
  • Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency
  • Korle Klottey Constituency
  • Okaikwei North Constituency
  • Ayawaso Central Constituency
  • Ablekuma North Constituency
  • Ablekuma South Constituency
  • Ashiedu Keteke
  • La Nkwantanang Madina

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 491,817 - census
1996 1,170,000 57.96% census
2000 2,905,726 59.73% census
2010 1,665,086 -74.51% census
2013 2,291,352 27.33% census
2017 2,270,000 -0.94% census

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