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Where is Ghana?

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Ghana Country Information:

Ghana is located in western Africa. Ghana is bordered by the Gulf of Guinea, Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, and Togo to the east.

Ghana Bordering Countries:

Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Togo

Ghana Cities:

Accra, Akwatia, Banda Nkwanta, Bawku, Bibiani, Bimbila, Bole, Bolgatanga, Cape Coast, Chama, Chereponi, Dunkwa, Ejura, Foso, Han, Ho, Kade, Karaga, Keta, Kintampo, Koforidua, Kumasi, Larabanga, Lawra, Navrongo, Nkawkaw, Nyakrom, Obuasi, Oda, Prestea, Salaga, Savelugu, Sekondi Takoradi, Sunyani, Swedru, Tamale, Tarkwa, Tema, Teshi, Tuna, Wa, Wasipe, Wenchi, Winneba and Yendi.

Ghana Locations:

Black Volta River, Gulf of Guinea, Lake Bosumtwi, Lake Volta, Tano River and White Volta River.

Ghana Natural Resources:

Ghana has a variety of natural resources some of which are: rubber, timber, hydropower, petroleum, salt, limestone, fish and industrial diamonds. The metallic resources of the country include gold, silver, bauxite and manganese.

Ghana Natural Hazards:

For Ghana, the natural hazards include the dry, dusty, northeastern harmattan winds, which occur from January to March. In addition, the county is subject to droughts.

Ghana Environmental Issues:

The country of Ghana has a number of environmental issues. Some of the issues are deforestation, overgrazing and erosion. The country has had recurrent drought in north, which severely affects the agricultural activities. There is water pollution and inadequate supplies of potable water. The destruction of habitat and poaching threatens their wildlife populations.
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