Aflao is a highly populous town located in the Volta region of Ghana. It is the coastal town in Ghana bordering Togo. Aflao is the 28th most populous town in Ghana.
Currently, the town is made up of 96,550 indigenes. In the early 1800s, the town served as one of the major markets for slave trade.
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Indigenously, the town is Togolese and is one of the neighborhoods of Lome, the capital city of Togo.
Aflao is a typical African border town built purposely to facilitate the movement of goods and services.
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On the border, there a number of hotels and restaurants with the rest of the economy driven by currency convertors across the street.
These currency convertors give rates of varying attractiveness to convert the Ghanaian Cedi to the Togolese Francs.
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In case you want to move from Ho to the Aflao border, you will obviously have to spend barely 30 minutes to get to your destination. The distance between Ho and Aflao is 96 kilometers and 900 metres.
The miles based distance between the two towns is approximately 60 miles.
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For travellers who would like to travel to Ghana’s neighboring countries by road, Aflao is the fastest and easiest route to take.
It is the major route to countries like Benin and Nigeria.