Accra is the capital city of . Accra has a population of 2,291,352. The local language is Ga but Twi, Ewe Hausa, and English are also widely spoken.

Landmarks in the Area

Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is a castle located in Osu, , on the coast of the 's . is situated 1½ km southeast of Accra. Photo: Kwameghana, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Accra Sports Stadium, formerly named the Ohene Djan Stadium is a multi-use, 39,800 all-seater stadium in . , mostly used for association football matches. Photo: Ben Sutherland, CC BY 2.0.

The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and memorial park is located in downtown , the capital of . is situated 1½ km southwest of Accra. Photo: Emkamau, CC BY 3.0.

The National Museum of Ghana is in the capital, . Photo: Sathyan.velumani, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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