Shai Hills

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Shai Hills
Suburban Area
Shai Hills is located in Ghana
Shai Hills
Shai Hills
Coordinates: 5°54′N 0°4′W / 5.900°N 0.067°W / 5.900; -0.067Coordinates: 5°54′N 0°4′W / 5.900°N 0.067°W / 5.900; -0.067
Country Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Region Greater Accra Region
District Dangme West District
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Shai Hills is a suburb near district capital Dodowa in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana, north of Accra.

Shai is a plain by topography but has outcrops of hills. The hills in the Shai area is base to several stone quarries.[1] Its vegetation is a combination of open and wooded grassland, and fauna found there include guinea fowls, antelopes, baboons and francolins.[citation needed]

Tourism[edit]

Shai Hills Resource Reserve[edit]

Shai Hills Resource Reserve is only 51 square kilometres and is the closest wildlife park to Accra, only 17 kilometers away compared to Mole National Park and Kakum National Park. [2]

Transport[edit]

Shai Hills is served by a railway station on the eastern part of the national railway network, and is indeed a suburban terminus.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory - Stone Quarries in Ghana". Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Shai Hills Resource Reserve". touringghana.com. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  3. ^ More on the Railways of Ghana 2007

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