General Information

General Information

General Information

CLIMATE TROPICAL General Temperatures range from 21 – 32 C. there are two rainy seasons from March to July and September to October. November to March is the dry and hot season with the dry harmattan wind blowing from the Sahara Desert
 
Population:  30,000, 265
 
Language: The official language is English other languages spoken include Akan, Ewe, Ga, Dagani and Hausa.
 
Government : Constitutional Democracy
 
Business Hours : general from: 8: 00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 01:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m
 
Banks: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays – Fridays and some on Saturdays
 
Local Time: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
 
Currency: The Cedi Ghanaian Cedi Notes
 
Natural Resources:  The major natural resources are Gold, Diamond, Bauxite, Manganese, Timber and Cocoa
 
Electricity:  220 – 240 volts
 
Country Dialing Code:  +233
 
Medical Facilities: Modern private and public hospital and clinic are available in all cities and big towns.  Health insurance is advised.
 
Drinking Water: Bottled mineral water recommended
 
Clothing: Light and casual clothing for warm and tropical climates