N5 road (Ghana)

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National Highway 5

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The N5 is indicated in red
Route information
Maintained by Ghana Highways Authority
Length 24.85 mi (39.99 km)
Major junctions
West endGHA road N2.svg N2 at Adomi
 
East end R10 R26 R55 at Ho
Highway system

Ghana Road Network

GHA road N4.svg N4 N6 GHA road N6.svg

The N5 or National Highway 5 is a national highway in Ghana that begins at Adomi in the Eastern region and runs east to Ho, where it intersects with the R26, which travels north to reconnect with the N2. At Ho, the N5 also intersects with the R10 and R55. [1] The N5 spans a distance of 40 kilometers (25 miles).

Ghana Republic in West Africa

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Spanning a land mass of 238,535 km2 (92,099 sq mi), Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south. Ghana means "Warrior King" in the Soninke language.

Eastern Region (Ghana) region in Ghana

The Eastern Region is located in south Ghana and is one of ten administrative regions. Eastern region is bordered to the east by the Lake Volta, to the north by Brong-Ahafo region and Ashanti region, to the west by Ashanti region, to the south by Central region and Greater Accra region. Akans are the dominant inhabitants and natives of Eastern region and Akan, Ewe and English are the main spoken languages. The Eastern region is the location of the Akosombo dam and the economy of the Eastern region is dominated by its high-capacity electricity generation. Eastern region covers an area of 19,323 square kilometres, which is about 8.1% of Ghana's total landform.

Ho, Ghana Town in Volta Region, Ghana

Ho is the capital city of the Ho Municipal District and the Volta Region of Ghana. The city lies between Mount Adaklu and Mount Galenukui or Togo Atakora Range, and is home to the Volta Regional Museum, a cathedral, and a prison. It was formerly the administrative capital of British Togoland now part of the Volta Region. The population of Ho Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census is 177,281 representing 8.4 percent of the region's total population. Females constitute 52.7 percent and males represent 47.3 percent. About 62 percent of the population resides in urban localities. The Municipality shares boundaries with Adaklu and Agotime-Ziope Districts to the South, Ho West District to the North and West and the Republic of Togo to the East. Its total land area is 2,361 square kilometers thus representing 11.5 percent of the region's total land area.

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Route

Major towns and cities along the route of the N5 include Juapong, Sokode-Etoe, and Ho.

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