Ghana - Location, size, and extent
Situated on the southern coast of the West African bulge, Ghana has an area of 238,540 sq km (92,100 sq mi), extending 458 km (284 mi) NNE – SSW and 297 km (184 mi) ESE – WNW . Bordered on the E by Togo, on the S by the Atlantic Ocean (Gulf of Guinea), on the W by Côte d'Ivoire, and on the NW and N by Burkina Faso, Ghana has a total boundary length of 2,633 km (1,635mi), of which 539 km (334 mi) is coastline. Comparatively, the area occupied by Ghana is slightly smaller than the state of Oregon. Ghana's capital city, Accra, is located on the Gulf of Guinea coast.