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Ghana's Quick Facts

Land Area 227,533 km2
Water Area 11,000 km2
Total Area 238,533 km2
Population 26,908,262
Population Density 112.81 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $121.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $4,400
Currency Cedi (GHS)
Largest Cities
  • Kumasi (3,348,062)
  • Accra (2,514,005)
  • Sekondi Takoradi (945,519)
  • Tamale (641,911)
Ghana Flag:
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The Ghana flag was officially adopted on March 6, 1957.

The flag was the first to use the Pan-African colors of red, yellow, green and black. Red recalls the blood shed by freedom fighters during the struggle for independence. Yellow represents the country's mineral wealth, while green is symbolic of the country's forests.

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Ghana Coat of Arms:
Flag of Ghana

The coat of arms of Ghana is composed of a blue shield displaying a St. George's cross supported by two golden eagles. Centered within the shield is a golden lion symbolizing Ghana's close relationship to the United Kingdom, and the black star above the shield is a symbol for the freedom of Africa.

The national motto of Ghana is displayed on a ribbon below the shield.

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