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A modern geography of Ghana.

Paulina Kofo Ofosu-Amaah

A modern geography of Ghana.

by Paulina Kofo Ofosu-Amaah

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Published by Macmillan Educational in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Ghana -- Geography -- Juvenile literature.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT510.2 .O33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 136 p., 5 plates.
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5336539M
      ISBN 100333122941
      LC Control Number72189888
      OCLC/WorldCa447789

      The Geography of Ghana Total Size: , square km Size Comparison: slightly smaller than Oregon Geographical Coordinates: 8 00 N, 2 00 W World Region or Continent: Africa General Terrain: mostly low plains with dissected plateau in south-central area Geographical Low Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m Geographical High Point: Mount Afadjato m.   Ghana country profile. of Ghana's economy and have helped fuel an economic boom. The country is named after the great medieval trading empire that was located northwest of the modern .

      Dissected by the largest artificial lake on the planet (Lake Volta), nearly 50% of Ghana lies less than ft ( meters) above sea level. The country's highest point, Mount Afadjato, rises 2, ft ( m); it's lowest point is the Gulf of Guinea at 0 : John Moen.   Ghana, first of the great medieval trading empires of western Africa (fl. 7th–13th century). It was situated between the Sahara and the headwaters of the Sénégal and Niger rivers, in an area that now comprises southeastern Mauritania and part of Mali.

      Ghana is a title given to their kings; the name of the region is Awkar, and their king today, namely in the year ,[1] is Tunka Manin. He ascended the throne in [2] The name of his predecessor was Basi and he became their ruler at the age of He led a praiseworthy life on account of his love of justice and friendship for the Muslims. Charles Darwin described him as "the greatest scientific traveler who ever lived." He is widely respected as one of the founders of modern der von Humboldt's travels, experiments, and knowledge transformed western science in the nineteenth : Matt Rosenberg.


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A modern geography of Ghana by Paulina Kofo Ofosu-Amaah Download PDF EPUB FB2

Originally published inthis book presents a historical geography of Ghana from the earliest times onwards. It describes the people and their social organization, migrations, agriculture, artefacts, manufacturing and history.

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Ghana and the development of historical geography.4/5(1). Paperback: pages Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Limited () Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #17, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Schools & Teaching (Books)Author: K Dickson; George Benneh; R Essah.

Geography of Ghana, A New Edition book online at best prices in India on Read New Geography of Ghana, A New Edition€ A HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF GHANA. By Kwamina B - jstor Click the new Login link to sign into your SOAS Library account.

Use your SOAS ID (or for A modern geography of Ghana. book Title: A geography of Ghana / by E.A. This book is intended primarily for students preparing for the School Certificate Examination and the G.C.E.

in West Africa, for whom at present no suitable textbook on the geography of Ghana exists. It is hoped, however, that first-year University students and others with more general interests will find it useful as an introductory study.

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Ghana was a country of immigration in the early years after its independence, attracting labor migrants largely from Nigeria and other neighboring countries to mine minerals and harvest cocoa – immigrants composed about 12% of Ghana’s population in Books shelved as ghana: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi, Wife of the Gods by Kwei Quartey, The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born by A.

Ghana is located on West Africa's Gulf of Guinea only a few degrees north of the Equator and is bordered on the north by Burkina Faso, on the west by Côte d’Ivoire, and on the east by Togo. The country lies just above the equator and isFile Size: KB. This book provides accurate and current information regarding world regional geography in an easy-to-read format.

Fundamental geographic concepts and regions are presented in concise chapters that provide a foundational framework for understanding development patterns around the world.

Geography of Ghana: official name, capital, main cities in Ghana, area (, km²), climate (The climate in Ghana is tropical with a dry season in winter and a rainy season in summer. The country can be divided into four zones based on precipitation and the length of the rainy season.

The eastern coast where the capital city Accra is located and the north are the driest parts of the. Economics and Land Use in Ghana. Ghana currently has one of the strongest economies of West Africa's countries due to its richness of natural resources.

These include gold, timber, industrial diamonds, bauxite, manganese, fish, rubber, hydropower, petroleum, silver, salt, and : Amanda Briney. A New Geography of Ghana by Kwamina B. Dickson, George Benneh, R. Essah, JLongman edition, Paperback in English - New Ed edition.

Ghana GEOGRAPHY- Where is it now. Left: A map of Modern Day Africa shows where Ghana once was. IGNORE ME The old empire of Ghana is located about miles northwest of modern day Ghana.

In reality, they are two places with the same name. Modern day Ghana took the name of the famous ancient kingdom when they became the first African State to.

World Facts Index > Ghana > Geography Map of Ghana. Ghana, which lies in the center of the West African coast, shares borders with the three French-speaking nations of Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Togo to the east, and Burkina Faso (Burkina, formerly Upper Volta) to the north.

To the south are the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. Ghana, country of western Africa, situated on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea. Although relatively small in area and population, Ghana is one of the leading countries of Africa and is celebrated for its rich history.

Modern Ghana comprises the former British colony of the Gold Coast and the former mandated territory of British Togoland.

It is bordered by the Côte d'Ivoire on the west, Burkina Faso on the north, and Togo on the east. The coastal region and the far north of Ghana are savanna areas; in.

Ghana Regional Boundaries and National Integration Sten Hagberg Bonds and Boundaries in Northern Ghana and Southern Burkina Faso (Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis Uppsala Studies in Cultural. Ghana GeoGraphy, climate and population Ghana is situated on the west coast of Africa with a total area of km2.

The country has a north-south extent of about km and a maximum east-west extent of about km. It shares borders with Côte d’Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, and Togo to the Size: KB. Book Notes, Business School Guides, Citizenship Test Study Guides, Science & Nature (14/0) Agricultural Sciences, Aquatic Life & Sciences, Astronomy.

Ghanaian imaginative writing in English, An annotated bibliography, (Department of Library Studies, University of Ghana, Legon. Occasional papers, no. 4) Margaret Musgrove. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library.Modern Publishers publishes CBSE curriculum-based text books for mainly higher classes(10th,12th,UG & PG).It publishes lots of books such as modern books, modern abc of biology, modern abc of chemistry, modern abc of g: Ghana.The present book emerged from a conference and workshop held in ODI Department of Geography, University of Ghana, Legon Roger Blench, Overseas Development Institute, Portland House, Stag xi Natural Resource Management in Ghana and its Socio-economic Context.