Mountains in Ghana are quite a number and also cover very wide areas approximately one-quarter of the land. These mountains attract millions of tourists around the world and religious groups who also pray on these mountains. Aside from that, it contributes widely to Ghana’s regional climates.
Many Ghanaians living around these mountains benefit from it in so many ways and it’s also the reason people living in the cities have a supply of water. Due to this Mrpocu.xyz has outline present and popular mountains in Ghana.
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1. Mount Afadjato
Mount Afadjato also commonly referred to as Mount Afadja, is the highest mountain in Ghana and also the most popular mountain in Ghana with an elevation of about 885 Metres. Afadjato is also one of the highest mountains in Africa. The location of the mountain is Agumatsa Range, near to two villages in the Volta Region (border with Togo) namely Gbledi and Liati Wote.
The name Afadja’ is the name of this high mountain and the ‘to’ is an Ewe word that means mountain. It offers spectacular views into both Ghana and Togo where it rests. Well to get to the mountain is about 4 hours from Accra to Hohoe Ghana and then take the Hohoe to Liati route that is only a 50 minutes’ drive and final drive in about 30 minutes’ drive to Gbledi from Golokwati.
2. Aburi Mountains
Aburi Mountains is the second popular mountain and also the longest mountain in Ghana. It is also known as the mountain for people who want to lose weight or keep fit. I know you wondering what I mean by that. Well, the Aburi mountains in the Eastern region of Ghana which is close to Accra is where people train and exercise almost every day and every weekend.
If you are in Ghana or town for vacation, try to visit Aburi mountain and make new friends and have fun.
3. Mount Edouka
Edouka is among the highest mountains in Ghana as its elevation is 2,542 feet or 785 meters above sea level. The mountain located around the Eastern part of Ghana extended into Badou (Togo) about 270km from Accra; the jungle separates both Togo and Ghana making the biodiversity of the mount to have difficulties in giving its record.
There also many small mountains of Ghana that surround it. It is a place to visit and view the few wild animals there, the monkeys, the savanna forests, and birds. You should also have in mind that there very many snakes, insects, and lizards.
4. Mount Atiwiredu
Atiwiredu mountain is the third tallest mountain in Ghana, is located at Akyem-Abuakwa. With an elevation of 2,539 feet make the mountain appears among the list of major mountains in Ghana. Atiwiredu is a blessed mountain to Ghana because its soil contains bauxite making it a welcoming eco-tourism site.
The mountain is being protected by the forestry commission to stop citizens from mining and farming around it. You need a vacation to visit this mountain and have a great view of mother nature.
5. Mount Kwamisa
Mount Kwamisa is one of the listed names of mountains in Ghana with an elevation of 2,479 feet. Kwamisa is the number 4 in the list of highest mountains in Ghana. The mountain is located in Kwamisa, which is just around 6km from Subranum and about 8km from Ahiruam. This mountain is also protected by the Kwamisa Forest Reserve and the Apro River Forests Reserve to stop major threats like the human encroachment that greatly threatens the environment and those who poach. This is because there are destroying most of the wild animals’ habitats.
6. Mount Pakesie Bepo
Pakesie is among the highest mountains in Ghana and located near Accra. it has a height of 2,388 feet above the sea level. its surrounding area has a lot of steep slopes, summit areas, with above 300 local relief maps in Ghana.
7. Atwea Mountains
Atwea Mountains in Ghana are located in Kumasi, Ashanti regions of Ghana and they are popular for holding prayer camps not only for the Christians in Ghana but for Africa as a whole. Quite several people that find time annually to go and dedicate their grievances unto God. Pastor Abraham Osei-Asibey from a local Methodist church formed the camp as he regularly when they to pray. Back in 2015, a recent article tells of a group of church members even went ahead to claim that Jesus Christ blood flows on the Atwea mountains during Easter seasons, in which there those who believed and others doubted.
8. Mount Dzebobo
This is the second-highest mountain in Ghana After the tallest Afadjato in Volta Ghana. On to of this mountain, you can have a perfect view of the Western Volta lake and it is 2,874 feet above the sea level.