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Accra __ Encyclopedic article with many links to related materials. - From Wikipedia -

Accra airport __ "Find Accra airport location, live departures, arrivals, information, route maps, weather forecast, list of airlines and all flights." - From -

Accra area - Size of city in square kilometers - From -

Accra Culture | Accra History __ A brief outline of Accra history. - From -  

Accra, Ghana __ A brief look at the history of the city. - From -

Accra, Ghana - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger __ Annotated gallery of photos of Accra. - illustrated - From -

Accra International Marathon __ "Starting from the unspoiled scenic beach town of Prampram through the port city of Tema and ending at the popular La Pleasure Beach in Accra 26 miles away, ..."  General information and more. - illustrated - From - 

Accra Photos __ Here are a dozen galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Accra along with a few hundred pictures of Accra as individual posts. - illustrated - From -


Accra pictures __ You will find several pages of excellent click-to-enlarge pictures of Accra, Ghana. - illustrated - From - 
Accra Transportation __ "Getting around Accra, Ghana. Walking, driving, airport transport, taxi, and Accra public transportation tips. Get real advice from real travelers and Accra ..." - illustrated - From -

The African Executive | History of Accra __ "The city was first settled at the end of the sixteenth century when the Ga people migrated there after leaving their previous settlement at Ayawso, ten miles north of Accra."  An overview of Accra history. - From - - Accra, Ghana (Ghanan Political Geography) __ A 'social studies' type overview of Accra. "Accra[ukrA´, ak´ru] (1984 pop. 867,459), capital of Ghana, a port on the Gulf of Guinea. It is Ghana's largest city and its administrative, communications, and economic center." - From -

Ghana: Cities->Accra __ A good overview of the city and its history. "The dusty roads that lead into Central Accra are lined with open-fronted shacks and stands selling everything from cooked food, trousers and haircuts, electrical goods, or cast iron gates. Most have colourful headboards advertising the name of the shop." You will find lifestyle vignettes such as that along with maps and photos. - illustrated - From -


Ghana » Greater Accra Region » Accra Metropolitan Area __ News and general government information from Ghana and Accra. - illustrated - From -

Ghana News :: Accra Mail __ News from Accra and Ghana. - illustrated - From -

Google Map of the City of Accra, Ghana - Nations Online Project __ "Searchable map/satellite view of the city of Accra, the national capital of Ghana." - From -

Greater Accra Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Accra. - illustrated - From -


Greater Accra Region __ "Accra stretches along the Atlantic Coast and north into the interior. It was originally built around the port. Its architecture ranges from large and elegant 19th Century colonial buildings to skyscrapers and apartment blocks made of concrete, glass and steel in the 1970s." A good overview of the city of Accra including history, culture, economy and more. - illustrated - From -

population of Accra 2010 __ Accra population figure - From -

Travel in Accra Ghana History __ "Accra was founded in the 15th century by Ga settlers, who began a profitable trade with the Portuguese in the 16th century. A thriving trade in slaves, gold, and palm oil followed into the next few centuries, and the Ga's trading partners expanded to include the Danish, Dutch, and the British." You will find a good historical review. - illustrated - From - 

Urban Cultivation in Accra __ Learn the pros and cons of urban farming in the city of Accra, Ghana - - 


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