Accra, population 1,970,400 (2005), is the capital of Ghana. It is Ghana's largest city and its administrative, communications, and economic center. The primary economic activities are financial and other services, agriculture, fishing, and manufacturing such as processed food, lumber and plywood, textiles, clothing, and chemicals. Accra is located at 5°30' North, 0°10' West (5.5, -0.1667). It sits nears the Greenwich Meridian in the Accra Metropolitan Area, in the Greater Accra Region.
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