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Tourism in-ghana by rajfinal

  1. 1. Akwaaba.... !! (Welcome)
  2. 2. Locatio n ofGhana
  3. 3. The word "Ghana” means…?
  4. 4. THE PAST OF GHANA  The earliest Europeans to arrive here were the Portuguese in the 15th Century  the first castle was built in the Gold Coast by the Portuguese at Elmina. This was built to enhance their trading activities especially gold and slavery.
  5. 5. Republic of Ghana (former: Gold Coast)Capital: AccraArea: 239,460 sq km.Population: approx. 22.9 millionIndependence : 6th March, 1957.
  6. 6. The national flag of Ghana. Depicts: Martyr’s struggle for the country. The mineral wealth of the country Rich forest area.The Black Star symbolises The Lonely star of African Freedom.
  7. 7. COAT OF ARMS
  8. 8. POLITICAL MAPIt borders Côte dIvoire to the west, Burkina Faso tothe north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea tothe south.
  9. 9. The main waterbody thatsurroundsGhana is theGulf of Guinea.
  10. 10. ClimateIf you ever come to Ghana, hit thebeaches or pools. There weather isGREAT for all year round! It’s eithersunny or raining.Sorry, no snow!
  11. 11. QUICK FACTSCurrency: Cedi (GHC).1cedi=30rsLiteracy Rate: 57.9%GMT: 0.00 (5.30 hr behind India.)Life expectancy : 59 years.Economy: Agriculture: Cocoa, rice, coffee, timber. Exports: Gold, cocoa, timber, tuna, bauxite.International Country Code:+233Area-Comparative:(slightly smaller than the UK).
  12. 12. Language…?The official language of Ghana is English. other are Akan, Mole-Dagbani ,Ewe and Guan.
  13. 13. ReligionThe main religions practicedin Ghana are Christianity,African beliefs, and Islam.
  14. 14. Cultural attractionsMain festivalsNaming ceremoniesMarriageFunerals
  15. 15. Main FestivalsPanafest wonderful festival that features all types of art and culture, such as music, African dance, and various other types of performing arts. This festival is held every two years
  16. 16. Homowo Homowo is a word that essentially means to make fun of hunger. Ancient oral history talks about at time many years ago when there were no rains and there was a famine throughout the plains of Accra. Finally when the rains came and the harvest and food was plentiful, everyone was so excited, thankful, and happy, that they began to hold a festival that made fun of hunger
  17. 17. HogbetsotsoThe main feature of this exciting festival is for kings and chiefs. All the chiefs of the area appear in their most regal attire. Through the entire festival, there is dancing and drumming to be enjoyed.
  18. 18. CUISINE
  19. 19. “Omotuo with palm nut soup and goat meat”
  20. 20. “banku with hot pepper and fish”
  21. 21. “fried rice with chicken”
  22. 22. “palm wine drink ”
  23. 23. “fried plantain and chicken”
  24. 24. Indian RestaurantsTandoor Indian Restaurant, Accra.Moti Mahal Restaurant, Kumasi.Haveli, Accra.Khana Khazana(South Indian),Accra.
  25. 25. 5* hotelLabadi beach hotel ,Accra
  26. 26. La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra(4*)
  27. 27. Golden Tulip Hotel, Kumasi (4*)
  28. 28. GHANA CONSULATEINDIAGHANA HIGH COMMISSION50-N,SATYA MARGCHANA KYAPURINEW DELHI -110021INDIATel: 009111-6883289,6883315,6883338Fax: 009111-6883202,3172484
  29. 29. VisaMust hold return confirm ticket, hotel confirmation and 20USD per day stay.Visa Fees:-Approx Rs. 2200It takes 3-4 working days.
  30. 30. VACCINATION A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required by all nationals entering the country. Immunization against typhoid is usually advised. Malaria risk, predominantly in the malignant falciparum form, exists all year throughout the country.
  31. 31. AirlinesThere are no direct flightsConnecting Flights- Emirates via Dubai- Egypt air via Cairo- British Airways via London heatrowe airport- Southafrican airways via Tambo international airport.- It takes 10 hr 40min.
  32. 32. Getting InGateway Cities: Kotoka International Airport(Accra)
  33. 33. Getting Around Tro-troBus Taxi
  34. 34. Major Cities Obuasi Cape coast ElminaBolgatanga
  35. 35. Accra-capital and largest city
  36. 36. Cape Coast
  37. 37. Obuasi — mining town
  38. 38. Bolgatanga — largest city inthe north and the gateway to Burkina Faso
  39. 39. Kumasi— traditional centre of the Ashanti Kingdom
  40. 40. Elmina — coastal town with a quite harrowing slave fort.
  41. 41. Tamale — gateway to the Mole National Park.
  42. 42. ATTRACTIONS
  43. 43. Mole National Park(accra)
  44. 44. Kakum National Park
  45. 45. Shai Hills Reserve
  46. 46. Travel attractionsHeritage sitesCultural attractionsBeaches & WaterfallsSportsNational parks
  47. 47. Heritage sites
  48. 48. Kwame Nkrumah Masoleum
  49. 49. Cape coast castle(slave castle)UNESCO WORLDHERITAGE SITE
  50. 50. Larabanga Mosque
  51. 51. Beaches & WaterfallsBeautiful beachesSandySunshineTall trees
  52. 52. Main sports
  53. 53. football Football is the most popular sport in Ghana, widely appreciated by the country’s population.ABEDI PELE
  54. 54. The country however does excel in a variety of other sporting disciplines such as boxing, volleyball and basketball.
  55. 55. Constitutional Presidential republicProfessor John Evans Atta Mills is the president of Ghana.Hon. John Dramani Mahamawas sworn into office as theVice-President of the Republicof Ghana.
  56. 56. Here are some animals found in Ghana. Remember you can even find these animals anywhere in Africa.
  57. 57. Wild animals Wild elephants. Lions The KingGhana is a home of Mongoose.
  58. 58. The African Civet is very shy and israrely seen. Ghanas largest antelope.The Rock Hyrax. Straw-colored Fruit Bats.
  59. 59. Some interesting facts GHANA IS FAMOUS FOR ITS UNIQUE “KENTE” CLOTH TEXTILE.GHANA ALSO POSSESS ONE OF THE BEST GAME RESERVE IN WEST AFRICA. GHANA IS THE WORLD’S 2ND PRODUCER OF COCOA,5TH OF DIAMONDS AND 6TH OF GOLD.COCOA WAS INTRODUCED BY IN GHANA BY A SMUGGLER NAME MR.TETTIE QUARSHIE WHO SNEAKED SOME SEEDLING INTO THE COUNTRY IN 1878.
  60. 60. Over 200 languages arespoken in Ghana.Obama is a superhero toall Ghanaians.People spray paint theiranimals to tell which onesbelong to them. It is notunusual to see pinkchickens or blue goatswandering around town.PHOTOGRAPHYRESTRICTIONS:Photography is sensitiveinstallations. permissionshould be obtained by anyone who is in Some interesting factsuniform(police officer).
  61. 61. THANK YOU……!! MED ASE.…..!!

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