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Ghana Facts

  • Name: Ghana
    (long form) Republic of Ghana
  • Capital City: Accra (2,291,352 pop.)
  • Ghana Population: 25,199,609 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Ghana cedi
    (conversion rates)

    Ghana cedi
    Two Cedis
  • Ethnicity: Akan 45.3%, Mole-Dagbon 15.2%, Ewe 11.7%, Ga-Dangme 7.3%, Guan 4%, Gurma 3.6%, Grusi 2.6%, Mande-Busanga 1%, other tribes 1.4%, other 7.8%
  • GDP total: $83.18 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $3,300 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Asante 14.8%, Ewe 12.7%, Fante 9.9%, Boron (Brong) 4.6%, Dagomba 4.3%, Dangme 4.3%, Dagarte (Dagaba) 3.7%, Akyem 3.4%, Ga 3.4%, Akuapem 2.9%, other 36.1% (includes English (official))
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Accra, Kumasi, Tamale, Takoradi, Achiaman
  • Name: An homage to the ruler of the Malian Ghana Empire, meaning, "Warrior King."
  • National Day: March 6
  • Religion: Christian 68.8% (Pentecostal/Charismatic 24.1%, Protestant 18.6%, Catholic 15.1%, other 11%), Muslim 15.9%, traditional 8.5%, other 0.7%, none 6.1%
  • Symbols

Ghana Photographs

Accra independence arch

Independence Arch, Accra, Ghana George_Appiah at en.wikipedia

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.