Accra is the capital and biggest city of Ghana, with an expected urban populace of 2.269.143 million starting 2012. It is additionally the capital of the Greater Accra Region and of the Accra Metropolitan District , with which it is coterminous. Accra is moreover the grapple of a bigger metropolitan zone, the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA), which is possessed by around 4 million individuals, making it the second biggest metropolitan aggregation in Ghana by population, and the eleventh-biggest metropolitan territory in Africa.
Accra extends along the Ghanaian Atlantic drift and expands north into Ghana’s inside. Initially manufactured around a port, it served as the capital of the British Gold Coast somewhere around 1877 and 1957. Once just a nineteenth century suburb of Victoriaborg, Accra has since transitioned into a cutting edge city; the city‘s structural engineering reflects this history, going from nineteenth century building design structures to advanced high rises and condo squares.
The focal business locale of Accra contains the city’s fundamental banks and retail chains, and a zone known as the Ministries, where Ghana’s legislature organization is concentrated.