Ghana

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Festivals and Events in Ghana

Ghanaians are at their liveliest best during festivals. They are at their most hospitable in the festive season – visitors are welcomed into homes to share in the revelry.

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Money & duty free for Ghana

Ghana Cedi (GHS; symbol ¢) = 100 Ghana pesewas. Notes are in denominations of ¢50, 20, 10, 5 and 1. Coins are in denominations of ¢1 and 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 pesewas.

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Climate of Ghana

The climate of Ghana is tropical. The eastern coastal belt is warm and comparatively dry, the south-west corner of Ghana is hot and humid, and the north of Ghana is hot and dry. Ghana is located on the Gulf of Guinea, only a few degrees north of the Equator, giving it a warm climate.