Ghana (GPS: 8 00 N, 2 00 W) located in Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d’Ivoire and Togo. The country’s area measurements are total: 238,533 sq km; land: 227,533 sq km, water: 11,000 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Oregon. The total irrigated land is 340 sq km (2012).
One of the critical features of Ghana: Lake Volta is the world’s largest artificial lake (humanmade reservoir) by surface area (8,482 sq km. 3,275 sq mi). The lake was created following the Akosombo Dam’s completion in 1965, which holds back the White Volta and Black Volta Rivers.