Ankobra River

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Ankobra River
River
Estuary of Ankobra River.JPG
The estuary of Ankobra River
Country Ghana
Mouth Gulf of Guinea
 - location Atlantic Ocean
 - coordinates 4°53′55″N 2°16′17″W / 4.89861°N 2.27139°W / 4.89861; -2.27139Coordinates: 4°53′55″N 2°16′17″W / 4.89861°N 2.27139°W / 4.89861; -2.27139
Basin 1,900 km2 (734 sq mi)

The Ankobra River is primarily situated in Ghana. Rising north east of Wiawso, it flows about 190 kilometres (120 mi) south to the Gulf of Guinea. Its entire course is in south Ghana.[1][2]

The Ankobra River is fed by the Nini River. Small ships can navigate 80 kilometres (40 nmi; 50 mi) inland, whilst the upper reaches contain rapids. Several hydro electric schemes have been proposed for the upper reaches.[1][2]

The course of Ankobra River
Looking north from the southern end of the Ankobra River
Fishing boats at Ankobra River
Fishing boats at the estuary of Ankobra River

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ankobra River. secsd.com.
  2. ^ a b Rivers and Lakes

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