Description: The Physical Map of Ghana showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, Ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Ghana is a country situated in the African continent. It sits by the Gulf of Guinea. The country lies between north latitude 8 degrees and 2 degrees west longitude. Sitting just a little north of the Equator the area experiences hot and humid weather conditions with regular rainfall.
The topography of the country sports plains, hills, rivers and lakes. Lake Volta is the largest lake in the country and the largest manmade lake in the world.
Mount Afadjato is the highest natural peak in the country and measures in at 885 meters above sea level. It is a peak present in the Akwapim-Togo Mountain Range.The lowest point is on the Atlantic Ocean. Most of south central Ghana is taken up by the Volta Basin.
The Oti and Afram are the two major tributaries of rivers which flow into Lake Volta. The total area taken up by the country is 238533 square kilometers of which 3.5% is water and the rest is land. The south central area of the country is taken up by the Kwahu Plateau. The coastline measures in at 537 kilometers. The coast is cut across by many rivers and small streams which make navigation a pain.
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