accra defined in 1939 yearaccra - Accra (akkra);
accra - Seaport and, since 1876, capital of British Gold Coast Colony, 80 m. E. of Cape Coast. It has rly. communication with Takoradi harbour, the line running 365 m. via Kumasi, in Ashanti. A municipality, Accra is an air, telegraph, and wireless station, and has a lighthouse, banks, Anglican church, and racecourse. Achimota College (1927) is the principal educational institution of the Gold Coast. There is no harbour, and landing is by surf-boats. It exports cocoa, gold dust, palm oil, ivory, rubber, gum, and timber. Pop. 72,977.
near accra in Knolik
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