• Cape Coast -- Located along the Atlantic coast, west of Accra, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to Cape Coast Slave Castle, one of the many slave forts along the Atlantic coast.
• Mole National Park -- Ghana's largest national park, home to a variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, monkeys and buffalo.
• Shai Hills Reserve -- A smaller game preserve, accessible as a day-trip from Accra.
• Kokrobite Beach -- A lovely Atlantic beach, located about 20 miles outside of Accra.English is the official language of Ghana, although there are more than 40 distinct native languages spoken by the people of this country.
Ghana has more than 40 different indigenous peoples, the largest group of which are the Ashanti.
The official Ghanaian currency is the Ghanaian cedi. American dollars are accepted at some hotels and restaurants; however, since American bills issued before 2007 are rejected by Ghanaian banks, only more recent bills will be accepted by merchants.
Ghana has one of the most stable economies in Africa and is noted for its friendly people, diverse landscape and many historic sites.