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Mount Afadjato is the highest mountain in Ghana even though it is only 880m (2900ft) tall. The mountain is located in the Agumatsa Range near the village of Liati Wote right at the border with Togo. The nearby Aduadu is really the highest point in Ghana but because of a small relative height (height difference between the base and the peak) it is not considered a mountain [1].

Mount Afadjato as seen from the village of Liati Wote
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Mount Afadjato as seen from the village of Liati Wote

According to [2], the name of the mountain derives from an Ewe word Avadzeto meaning "at war with bush." The name derives from the fact that a plant causing severe skin irritation is present on the slopes of the mountain so the farmers and hunters who used to climb the mountain were "at war" with the plants. Ewe (pronounced /eβe/) is a Kwa language spoken in Ghana and Togo by approximately three million people (Capo 1991). ...


The nearby Tagbo Falls are also considered a tourist attraction.


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The HoHoe District - Gbledi (Mount Afadjato) (838 words)
With 885m, Mount Afadjato is the highest peak in Ghana.
Even though its summit is higher than that of Mount Afadjato, it is considered to be smaller because it is placed on top of another mountain.
Mount Afadjato is shaped like a traditional yarn mound and covered with luxuriant tropical forest.
Mount Afadjato - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (127 words)
Mount Afadjato is the highest mountain in Ghana even though it is only 880 m (2900ft) tall.
The mountain is located in the Agumatsa Range near the village of Liati Wote right at the border with Togo.
Mount Afadjato as seen from the village of Liati Wote
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