Amakom
in Ashanti Region, Ghana

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
6.679 and -1.610 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 6° 40' 45" and W -1° 36' 36"
Currency and Currency Code:
Cedi - GHS
Spoken languages:
English, Akan, Ewe, Twi
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:54 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Accra
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:52 am and 5:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-7.462 and 178.667 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Temotu Village
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ghana in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Ghana.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ghana. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Explore Amakom

Amakom in Ashanti Region is located in Ghana about 124 mi (or 200 km) north-west of Accra, the country's capital.

Local time in Amakom is now 06:54 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Accra with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Amakom, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Ghana is Kumasi Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Asante Traditional Buildings in a distance of 87 mi (or 140 km), East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kumasi, Mamponteng, Odumase Krobo, Sunyani and Wassa-Akropong. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 19th of October 2021

27°C (81 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 20th of October 2021

25°C (78 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 21st of October 2021

28°C (82 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Golden Bean Hotel

Address
0,8 mi
19 Harper Road, Nhyiaeso
Kumasi
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Wadoma Royale

Address
5,1 mi
Wadoma Junction
00233 Kumasi
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


True Vine Hotel

Address
4,1 mi
Plot 22 Blk E
Kumasi
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Golden Gate Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Amakom Roundabout
Kumasi
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Four Villages Inn

Address
2,5 mi
Melcom Road Kumasi,Poultry Junction
0000 Kumasi
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 02:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel De Texas

Address
0,4 mi
Plot 11 Block 1, Hudson Road, Asokwa
Kumasi
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Green Ranch

Address
1,0 mi
Lake Bosomtwe
Kumasi
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Okumah Hotel

Address
1,8 mi
Plot 9 Block K Kaase
KS16879 Kumasi
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


YEGOALA HOTEL

Address
1,1 mi
4928 KUMASI
00000 KUMASI
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRUE VINE HOTEL

Address
1,2 mi
NO 22 AHODWO NHYIAESO
00000 KUMASI
Ghana

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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In the streets of Kumasi

Published: October 21, 2010
Length: 04:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: March 29, 2015
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is a university located in Kumasi, Ghana. It is the second public university established in the country. The university has its roots in the plans of the Asantehene Agyeman Prempeh I to establish a university in Kumasi as part of his drive towards modernization of his kingdom.

Located at 6.68491, -1.57052 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Ghana, Science and technology in Ghana, Kumasi, Forestry education, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Educational institutions established in 1952, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Opoku Ware School

Opoku Ware Senior Secondary School, often referred to as OWASS, is a top-ranking senior high school for boys aged 14 to 19;. It was established in 1952, as one of the five Catholic schools in Ghana that year. The school was named after Asante King Opoku Ware I. The students are known collectively as Akatakyie, an Asante word meaning "conquering heroes". It is located in Fankyenebra, near Santasi, along the Kumasi-Obuasi road. The patron saint of the school is Saint Thomas Aquinas.

Located at 6.663, -1.645 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Ghana, High schools in Ghana, Kumasi

Baba Yara Stadium

Baba Yara Stadium (also known as Kumasi Sports Stadium) is a multi-purpose stadium in Kumasi, Ashanti. It is Ghana's largest stadium, with a capacity of 40,500.

Located at 6.68268, -1.60511 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Athletics (track and field) venues in Ghana, Sports venues in Ghana, Football venues in Ghana, Multi-purpose stadiums in Ghana

Kumasi Airport

Kumasi Airport is an airport serving Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region in Ghana. It is the second busiest airport in Ghana. The airport was closed for a week in September - October 2012 to allow resurfacing of the tarmac.

Located at 6.71444, -1.59056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Ghana, Kumasi

Abrankese Stadium

Abrankese Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Kumasi, Ghana. It is used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Medeama SC of the Ghana Premier League. The stadium holds 12,000 spectators and opened in 2007.

Located at 6.704, -1.64573 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Ghana, Kumasi, Sports venues completed in 2007, Sports venues in Ghana

Wesley Methodist Cathedral

Wesley Methodist Cathedral is a Methodist cathedral located in Kumasi, Ghana. Wesley is the largest Methodist church in the area, and is the center of the episcopal area in Kumasi. The cathedral is named after John Wesley, one of the founders of the Methodist church.

Located at 6.69361, -1.62333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Methodist cathedrals, Churches in Ghana, Kumasi, Cathedrals in Africa

Bantama

Bantama is suburb of Kumasi. Kumasi is the regional capital of the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Bantama is both a residential and commercial area in the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly. It is in the centre of the regional capital.

Located at 6.65, -1.61667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly

Kumasi Polytechnic

The Kumasi Polytechnic is a public tertiary institution in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:6|41|28|N|1|36|36|W|region:GH-AH_type:landmark_source:kolossus-dewiki |primary |name= }} Kumasi Polytechnic is one of the well-known, elegant and vibrant Polytechnics in Ghana. It is a nice institution, which is located at the heart of the Garden city of West Africa, the capital city of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

Located at 6.69111, -1.61 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ghana Polytechnics

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