Business hours

Usual opening hours are from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Public holidays

January 1 – New Years’ Day
February 3 – Heroes’ Day
March 6 – Independence Day
April 14 – Good Friday
Aril 17 – Easter Monday
May 1 – Workers’ Day
July 3 v Republic Day
September 1 v Eidul Adha
September 21 – Founders Day
December 1 – Farmers Day
December 25 – Christmas Day


Ghana enjoys a tropical climate. It is generally hot in the northern territory and relatively cooler in the southern sector.

For weather details in Ghana, please visit the World Meteorological Organization.


Oanda currency converter

The official currency of Ghana is the Ghana cedi (¢).

Time zones and time differences

Ghana is eight hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Time.

To find out the current time in Accra, view the World Clock.

Dialling codes

Ghana's country code is +233.

For calls to Ghana from Australia dial: 0011 + 233 + area code + telephone number.

For calls from Ghana to Australia dial: 00 + 61 + area code + telephone number.

Find out more about Australian area codes or international dialing codes.

Electricity and water

Ghana’s power supply is 230V; 50 Hz. The power sockets are of type D and G.