TOEFL Test Centers in Ghana

By | February 16, 2019

The TOEFL iBT test is offered in this location.

The list below shows testing regions, fees and dates as of February 15, 2019, but availability may change when you register. Fees are shown in US$ and are subject to change without notice.

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Region Testing Format Fee Test Dates
Accra TOEFL iBT $200
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Fri., Mar 08, 2019
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Fri., May 10, 2019
Sat., May 11, 2019
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Sat., Jun 29, 2019
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Kumasi TOEFL iBT $200
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Fri., Apr 05, 2019
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Fri., Jul 12, 2019

TOEFL Test Centers in Ghana

Ghana Overview

Ghana, Republic in West Africa. Plateaus adjoin the inaccessible lagoon coast and the coastal plain. The interior is occupied by savannahs, the southwest by forest. The agricultural sector is the most important branch of the economy. The most important crop and export product is cocoa. Wood, gold, bauxite and industrial diamonds are also exported.

History: In 1471 Portuguese seafarers reached the coast of Ghana for the first time. Since 1821 the area (under the name Gold Coast ) belonged to the British colonial empire (since 1874 crown colony). In 1957 Ghana gained independence.

Country facts

  • Official name: Republic of Ghana
  • License plate: GH
  • ISO-3166: GH, GHA (288)
  • Internet domain:.gh
  • Currency: 1 Ghana Cedi (GH ¢) = 100 Ghana Pesewas
  • Area: 238 540 km²
  • Population (2019): 30.4 million
  • Capital: Accra
  • Official language (s): English
  • Form of government: Presidential Republic
  • Administrative division: 10 regions
  • Head of State: President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
  • Religion (s) (2010): 71% Christian, 18% Muslim; 5% followers of traditional local religions, 5% non-denominational, 1% other / n / a
  • Time zone: Central European Time -1 hour
  • National holiday: March 6th

Location and infrastructure

  • Location (geographical): West Africa
  • Position (coordinates): between 4 ° 44 ‘and 11 ° 10’ north latitude and 3 ° 15 ‘west and 1 ° 12’ east longitude
  • Climate: Tropical savanna climate
  • Highest mountain: Mount Afadjato (880 m)
  • Road network (2009): 13 787 km (paved), 95 728 km (unpaved)
  • Railway network (2014): 947 km

Population

  • Annual population growth (2020): 2.2%
  • Birth rate (2020): 29.6 per 1000 inh.
  • Death rate (2020): 6.6 per 1000 residents.
  • Average age (2020): 21.4 years
  • Average life expectancy (2020): 68.2 years (men 65.6; women 70.8)
  • Age structure (2020): 37.4% younger than 15 years, 4.4% older than 65 years
  • Literacy rate (15-year-olds and older) (2015): 76.6%
  • Mobile phone contracts (pre-paid and post-paid) (2018): 138 per 100 residents
  • Internet users (2017): 39 per 100 residents

Economy

  • GDP per capita (2019): US $ 2,223
  • Total GDP (2019): US $ 67 billion
  • GNI per capita (2019): US $ 2,220
  • Education expenditure (2018): 4.0% of GDP
  • Military expenditure (2019): 0.4% of GDP
  • Unemployment rate (15 years and older) (2019): 4.3%

Climate

Ghana has a tropical climate with two rainy seasons in the south (May / June and October / November) and one rainy season in the north (July to September); annual precipitation in the south around 1,500 mm (in the western coastline around 2,200 mm, around Accra 750 mm), in the north 1,000–1,200 mm. The monthly average temperatures on the coast are between 24 ° C (August) and 27.5 ° C (March / April), in the north between 25 ° C and 31 ° C; however, the temperatures in the north vary between 23 ° C and 33 ° C in the mean daily cycle. The relative humidity on the coast is around 80% (it only drops to 65-75% in the dry season in the afternoon), in the north at 60-70% in the rainy season and 35% during the day in the dry season (75% at night). In the north, the dry and hot Harmattan blows from the Sahara during the dry season.

Vegetation

A narrow border with beach and lagoon vegetation ( mangrove only in the Volta Delta) is followed by coastal thickets and coastal grassland, which is followed by an area characterized by forest (the south-western triangle of the country with evergreen tropical rainforest and rain-green wet forest) and then the various savannas.

Population

Over 70 peoples and ethnic groups live in Ghana. The largest groups are the Akan (Ashanti, Fante and others, a total of around 48% of the population), Ewe (in the southeast, 14%), Mosi and Dagomba (in the north, 17%), as well as Hausa, Fulbe and Mande. The most important languages ​​besides the official language English are Tiwi, Ga, Ewe, Hausa and Dagban. Due to the poor economic situation, around two million Ghanaians emigrated to Nigeria and the Ivory Coast Republic by the early 1980s. Many have been forced to return to their homeland, but tens of thousands have left their country forever. Nevertheless, Ghana belongs to (2017) an average of 127 residents per km 2to the more densely populated countries of Africa. The main settlement areas are the coastal region in the south and the Ashanti highlands. The proportion of the urban population is 55%. More than a third of the population lives in the metropolitan areas of Accra (including Tema and Teshi) and Kumasi.

The biggest cities in Ghana

Largest cities (population, 2010 census)
Accra 2,070,500
Kumasi 2,035 100
Tamale 371 400
Takoradi 311 200
Sekondi 228 300

Social: Through the use of international aid organizations, the health system has been improved in the last few years, especially in the cities, in rural regions as well as in the north of the country, medical care is still patchy. On average, there is only 1 doctor and 9 hospital beds for every 10,000 residents. Traditional medicine still has a high priority, especially among poor sections of the population.