Ghana is part of Africa with main city at Accra. It's usually 🌤️ 26.79 °C in Ghana with a rainfall of 🌧 129.04 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 a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~26.79 °C 🌧 ~129.04 mm 👨👩👦👦 28M people
Ghana Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our advice for Ghana. We now advise do not travel to the border with Burkina Faso and reconsider your need to travel to the Upper East and Upper West regions. There continues to be a heightened risk of terrorist attacks in the northern areas of Ghana bordering Burkina Faso. Terrorists and other armed groups are active in these areas. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Ghana overall due to crime. Higher levels apply in some areas.
Ghana Essential travel details
Ghana uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are English
Money in Ghana
💱 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.
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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Calling in Ghana
Internet speed in Ghana is on average 1.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Ghana is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
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.
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 in Ghana
Ghana country map
Ghana travel details
It's important to consider getting travel medical insurance to ensure you're covered in case of unexpected medical emergencies. For just $42, you can get coverage for 4 weeks, providing peace of mind and financial protection while you're away from home.