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Nkroful is located in Ghana
Location of Nkroful in Western Region, South Ghana
Coordinates: 4°57′50″N 2°19′20″W / 4.96389°N 2.32222°W / 4.96389; -2.32222Coordinates: 4°57′50″N 2°19′20″W / 4.96389°N 2.32222°W / 4.96389; -2.32222
Country  Ghana
Region Western Region
District Ellembelle District
Elevation 71 m (233 ft)
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT

Nkroful is a village in the Ellembelle District, a district in the Western Region of south Ghana, located near Axim in the Nzema East Municipal of the Western Region.[1]



Nkroful stands inland 5 km (3 miles) from the coastal highway, from the Essiama village junction turnoff.[1]

Nkrumah Mausoleum[edit]

Nkroful is famous as the birthplace of Kwame Nkrumah. Nkrumah was born there on September 21, 1909, was raised there, and on July 9, 1972 was also buried there after his death. Nkroful has the original Nkrumah Mausoleum and monument, which continues to attract visitors.[1]

The languages spoken in Nkroful are Akan (Nzema) and English.


  1. ^ a b c Nkroful - Ghana West Coast. ghanawestcoast.com.