Ghana international travel guide

Landscape view of Ghana

Ghana πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­

Ghana is part of Africa with main city at Accra. It's usually 🌀️ 28.94 °C in Ghana with a rainfall of 🌧 23.70 mm. Internet speed in Ghana is on average 1.8 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 28M people. The main currency is Ghana Cedi. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are rare in Ghana. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice for Ghana. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in Ghana. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: October 31, 2019

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Ghana uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Ghana uses the Ghanaian cedi (symbol: ?), code GHS.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cedis. Cedi is subdivided into 100 pesewas. Coins come in denominations of 1 cedi and 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 pesewas.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Ghana. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Ghana is on average 1.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Ghana is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 31.81 GHS, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: AirtelTigo, Glo, MTN or Vodafone. Ghana uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Ghana upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Ghana, dial +, then 233 (the country code for Ghana), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Ghana, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 30 .

Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Useful Information
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Last updated: February 12, 2020