Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
The Castles and Forts of Ghana (Akwaaba)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1979
Size of heritage:

Coordinates:
Longitude: 0,494°
Latitude: 5,391°

About

The remains of fortified trading-posts, erected between 1482 and 1786, can still be seen along the coast of Ghana between Keta and Beyin. They were links in the trade routes established by the Portuguese in many areas of the world during their era of great maritime exploration.


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