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Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions

CountryGhana
Date of Inscription1979
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/34

The remains of fortified trading-posts, erected between 1482 and 1786, can still be seen along the coast of Ghana between Keta and Beyin. They were links in the trade routes established by the Portuguese in many areas of the world during their era of great maritime exploration.

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Capital: Accra
Currency: Cedi (GHC)
Language: English, African languages
Time Zone: UTC

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