There is archaeological evidence which shows that humans have lived in what is present day Ghana from about 1500 BC. Nonetheless, there is no proof that those early dwellers are related to the current inhabitants of the area.

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has a population of 2,291,352. The local language is Ga but Twi, Ewe Hausa, and English are also widely spoken.

The long, sandy beaches are certainly some of the most important tourist attractions.

is the main city of region of .


is a region of . This region covers much of southwest Ghana bordering and includes the ancient kingdom of Ashanti and the Kwahu Plateau.

The coastline is famous for ancient forts, castles and slave dungeons, which were constructed by the European merchants.

Ghanaian Northern Plain is a region of . Much of this region is a traditional trade route with .

is a region of dominated by Lake Volta, the world's largest man-made lake.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  24,300,000
  • Latitude of center:  8° 6' 10.8" (8.103°) north
  • Longitude of center:  1° 3' 18" (1.055°) west
  • Elevation:  137 meters (449 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  239,460 km² (92,456 miles²)
  • Languages:  English, Akan, Ewe, Twi
  • Currency:  Cedi (GHS)
  • Phone code:  233
  • Internet domain:  .gh
  • Neighbors:  , ,
  • Wikidata:  Ghana
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Ghana

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