COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD No 69: Ghana, land of the well preserved and restored Cape Coast Castle, one of the “gates of no return” of the infamous Atlantic slave trade.
The Republic of Ghana is a presidential constitutional democracy, located in West Africa along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean.
The website for the Ghana Tourism Board can be found at : www.touringghana.com
The offical currency of Ghana is the Ghana Cedi. The exchange rate between the Ghana Cedi and the US Dollar or the Euro or some other currency can be found at : www.oanda.com
Vaccination requirements and other health related information for travel to Ghana can be found on the Center for Disease Control website at : wwwnc.cdc.gov
Visa requirements for travel to Ghana by US citizens can be found on the Ghana embassy website: www.ghanaembassy.org BonVoyageurs does recommend that all US citizens traveling to Ghana enroll in the Smart Traveler Program of the US Department of State.
Electrical plug/outlet and voltage information for Ghana is available on the following website: www.adaptelec.com
The US Department of State offers travelers important basic information about travel to most countries of the world, including Ghana, on its website: travel.state.gov Take note of any travel warning or advisory issued by the State Department before finalizing your travel plans.
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