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Slave Market is an 18th-century slave market located in the East Gonja District of northern Ghana. During the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, Salaga served as an important market where slaves were transported to the coast for export. The market also served as outposts for the movement of slaves along the trans-Saharan routes

Savannah Region

Ghana: Savannah Region
Population: 653,266

One of Ghana’s newest areas is the Savannah Region, which is also one of its biggest. The establishment of Savannah Region was approved in a referendum on December 27, 2018, with 206,350 (99.52%) votes in favor on an 81.77% turnout. On February 12th, 2019, CI 115, creating the Region, was signed and delivered.  

Due to its proximity to the Sahel and the Sahara, the Savannah Region of Ghana is drier than other southern parts of the country. The landscape is covered with grasslands, particularly savanna, with stands of trees that can withstand dryness, like baobabs or acacias. The dry season lasts from December to April.

The rainiest months are about between July and November, when there is an average of 750 to 1050 mm (30 to 40 inches) of yearly precipitation. The dry season’s end brings about the greatest temperatures, while December and January bring around the lowest. However, between December and the start of February, the warm Harmattan wind from the Sahara blows frequently. At night, it can get as cold as 14 °C (59 °F) and as hot as 40 °C (104 °F) during the day.