Location of Ghana
Ghana, formerly known as the Gold Coast, is located along the Atlantic Ocean and is found on the southern part of West Africa. Ghana shares borders with Côte d’Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso up north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea down south. The Greenwich Meridian passes through a city in Ghana called Tema, making it one of the few cities at the centre of the earth. The name Ghana was derived from the ancient Ghana Empire and it means ‘Warrior King’.
Map of Ghana