Vegetation Index of Ghana5.5N 0.1W
Ghana is located in West Africa, and has an area of 92,098 sq mi (238,533 sq km) and a population of about (2009 est.) 23,832,000. The capital is Accra.
The land is generally flat, dominated by the Volta River basin. The north is characterized by grassland plains; the south is heavily forested. The southern coastal plain is the historical Gold Coast. This FAPAR image shows mostly good photosynthetic activity (green), with some areas of high (red) and low (yellow) activity.