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About Larabanga



Larabanga is a village in West Gonja district, a district in north western Northern Region of Ghana. The village is known for its mud-built whitewashed Sahelian mosque, said to date from 1421. It was at the height of the trans-Saharan trade. It is reputed to be Ghana's oldest mosque and houses a copy of the Qur'an almost as old.



The village is also known for its Mystic Stone, for its patterned vernacular architecture and as the entrance to the Mole National Park