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Ghana's coastal forts

Listed under Forts and Fortifications in Accra, Ghana.

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  • Photo of Ghana's coastal forts
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The remains of fortified trading-posts, erected between 1482 and 1786, can still be seen along the coast of Ghana between Keta and Beyin. They were links in the trade routes established by the Portuguese in many areas of the world during their era of great maritime exploration.

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