Ghana

Ghana is a country in whose good infrastructure, political stability and widespread use of English make it a gratifying destination for first-time visitors to Africa.

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is the capital of Ghana covering an area of 225.67 km City of only.Accra is the most densely populated city in Ghana. Photo: J3Lda77, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the main city of region of Ghana. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is Ghana's third city and the capital of Northern Ghana. Photo: Masssly, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Sekondi and Takoradi are adjacent port cities; the combined municipality forms the capital of Western Ghana. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a region of Ghana. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of Ghana. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Ghanaian Northern Plain is a region of Ghana. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a region of Ghana dominated by Lake Volta, the world's largest man-made lake. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Ghana

Latitude of center
8.103° or 8° 6' 10.8" north
Longitude of center
-1.055° or 1° 3' 18" west
Population
30,400,000
Elevation
137 metres (449 feet)
Capital
Area
239,460 km² (92,456 miles²)
Currency
Cedi (GHS)
Phone code
233
Internet domain
.gh
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424313836
Geo­Names ID
2300660
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ɣana
  • Achinese: Ghana
  • Adyghe: Ганэ
  • Afar: Gana
  • Afrikaans: Ghana
  • Akan: Gaana
  • Akan: Gana
  • Albanian: Gana
  • Albanian: Ganë
  • Amharic: ጋና
  • Arabic: Ghana
  • Arabic: جمهورية غانا
  • Arabic: غانا
  • Aragonese: Ghana
  • Armenian: Գանա
  • Arpitan: Gana
  • Asturian: GHA
  • Asturian: Ghana
  • Avaric: Gana
  • Awadhi: घाना
  • Aymara: Ghana
  • Azerbaijani: Qana
  • Balinese: Ghana
  • Bambara: Gana
  • Banjar: Ghana
  • Bashkir: Гана
  • Basque: Ghana
  • Bavarian: Ghana
  • Belarusian: Гана
  • Belarusian: Рэспубліка Гана
  • Belarusian: Ґана
  • Bengali: গানা
  • Bengali: ঘানা
  • Bhojpuri: घाना
  • Bhojpuri: घाना रिपब्लिक
  • Bhojpuri: रिपब्लिक ऑफ घाना
  • Bishnupriya: ঘানা
  • Bosnian: Gana
  • Breton: Ghana
  • Bulgarian: Гана
  • Burmese: ဂါနာ
  • Burmese: ဂါနာနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Ghana
  • Cebuano: Ghana
  • Central Bikol: Gana
  • Central Kurdish: گانا
  • Chavacano: Ghana
  • Chechen: Гана
  • Chinese: Ghana
  • Chinese: Jiānà
  • Chinese: 加納
  • Chinese: 加纳
  • Chinese: 迦納
  • Chinese: 迦納共和國
  • Chuvash: Гана
  • Cornish: Ghana
  • Corsican: Ghana
  • Crimean Tatar: Ğana
  • Croatian: Gana
  • Czech: Ghana
  • Dagbani: Gana
  • Dagbani: Ghana
  • Danish: Ghana
  • Dhivehi: ގާނާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Gana
  • Dotyali: घाना
  • Dutch: GH
  • Dutch: GHA
  • Dutch: Ghana
  • Eastern Mari: Гана
  • Egyptian Arabic: جانا
  • English: GHA
  • English: Republic of Ghana
  • English: gh
  • English: 🇬🇭
  • Esperanto: GH
  • Esperanto: Ganao
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Ganao
  • Estonian: Ghana
  • Estonian: Ghana Vabariik
  • Ewe: Gana
  • Ewe: Ghana
  • Ewe: Ghana nutome
  • Extremaduran: Ghana
  • Faroese: Gana
  • Faroese: Ghana
  • Fiji Hindi: Ghana
  • Finnish: Ghana
  • Finnish: Ghanan tasavalta
  • French: GH
  • French: Ghana
  • French: République du Ghana
  • French: la République du Ghana
  • French: 🇬🇭
  • Fulah: Gana
  • Fulah: Ganaa
  • Gagauz: Gana
  • Galician: Gana - Ghana
  • Galician: Gana
  • Galician: Ghana
  • Ganda: Gana
  • Ganda: Ghana
  • Georgian: განა
  • German: Ghana
  • German: 🇬🇭
  • Greek: Γκάνα
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Γκάνας
  • Guarani: Gána
  • Guianese Creole French: Gana
  • Gujarati: ઘાના
  • Haitian: Gana
  • Hakka Chinese: Ghana
  • Hausa: Gana
  • Hausa: Ghana
  • Hausa: Gāna
  • Hawaiian: Gāna
  • Hebrew: גאנה
  • Hindi: घाना
  • Hungarian: Ghana
  • Hungarian: Ghána
  • Hungarian: Ghánai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Gana
  • Ido: Ghana
  • Igbo: Ghana
  • Iloko: Ghana
  • Inari Sami: Ghana
  • Inari Sami: Ghana täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Ghana
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Ghana
  • Interlingue: Ghana
  • Irish: Gána
  • Italian: Ghana
  • Italian: Repubblica del Ghana
  • Italian: 🇬🇭
  • Jamaican Creole English: Gaana
  • Japanese: ガーナ
  • Japanese: ガーナ共和国
  • Javanese: Ghana
  • Kabiyè: Kana
  • Kabyle: Ɣana
  • Kalaallisut: Ghana
  • Kalmyk: Ганмудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಘಾನಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Gana
  • Kazakh: Гана
  • Khmer: ហ្កាណា
  • Kikuyu: Ghana
  • Kikuyu: Ngana
  • Kinyarwanda: Gana
  • Kirghiz: Гана
  • Kongo: Gana
  • Korean: 가나
  • Kotava: Gana
  • Kurdish: Gana
  • Kurdish: غەنا
  • Ladin: Ghana
  • Ladino: Ghana
  • Lao: Ghana
  • Lao: ການ່າ
  • Latin: Gana
  • Latvian: Gana
  • Ligurian: Ghana
  • Limburgan: Ghana
  • Lingala: Gana
  • Lingala: Ghana
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Gana
  • Literary Chinese: 迦納
  • Lithuanian: Gana
  • Livvi: Gana
  • Lojban: lo gugdeguxe
  • Lombard: Ghana
  • Low German: Ghana
  • Lower Sorbian: Ghana
  • Luba-Katanga: Ngana
  • Luxembourgish: Ghana
  • Macedo-Romanian: Gana
  • Macedonian: Гана
  • Maithili: घाना
  • Malagasy: Ganà
  • Malagasy: Ghana
  • Malay: Ghana
  • Malayalam: ഖാന
  • Malayalam: ഘാന
  • Maltese: Gana
  • Maltese: Ghana
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Ghana
  • Manx: Yn Ghaney
  • Maori: Kāna
  • Marathi: घाना
  • Mazanderani: غنا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Ghana
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ghana
  • Minangkabau: Ghana
  • Mingrelian: განა
  • Mongolian: Гана
  • Moroccan Arabic: غانا
  • N'Ko: ߜ߭ߊߣߊ߬
  • Nauru: Gana
  • Ndonga: Ghana
  • Nepali: घाना
  • Newari: घाना
  • North Ndebele: Ghana
  • Northern Frisian: Ghaana
  • Northern Luri: غنا
  • Northern Sami: Ghana
  • Northern Sami: Ghana dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Ghana
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ghana
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Ghana
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ghana
  • Novial: Gana
  • Occitan (post 1500): Ghana
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Ghana
  • Oriya: ଘାନା
  • Oromo: Gaanaa
  • Ossetian: Ганæ
  • Pali: घाना
  • Pampanga: Ghana
  • Panjabi: ਘਾਨਾ
  • Papiamento: Ghana
  • Pedi: Ghana
  • Pennsylvania German: Ghana
  • Persian: غنا
  • Persian: قانا
  • Piemontese: Ghana
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Gaana
  • Polish: Ghana
  • Portuguese: Gana
  • Portuguese: República de Gana
  • Pushto: ګانا
  • Pushto: گانا
  • Quechua: Gana
  • Romanian: Ghana
  • Romansh: Ghana
  • Rundi: Gana
  • Russia Buriat: Гана
  • Russian: Гана
  • Russian: Республика Гана
  • Rusyn: Ґана
  • Sakizaya: Ghana
  • Samoan: Ghana
  • Samogitian: Gana
  • Sango: Ganäa
  • Sanskrit: घाना
  • Sardinian: Ghana
  • Saterfriesisch: Ghana
  • Scots: Ghana
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gàna
  • Serbian: Gana
  • Serbian: Гана
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gana
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵႃႇၼႃႇ
  • Shona: Ghana
  • Sicilian: Gana
  • Silesian: Ghana
  • Sindhi: گھانا
  • Sinhala: ඝානාව
  • Skolt Sami: Ghana
  • Skolt Sami: Ghana tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Ghana
  • Slovenian: Gana
  • Somali: Gaana
  • South Azerbaijani: غنا
  • Southern Sotho: Ghana
  • Spanish: Ghana
  • Spanish: Republica de Ghana
  • Spanish: República de Ghana
  • Sranan Tongo: Ghana
  • Sundanese: Ghana
  • Swahili: Ghana
  • Swati: IGana
  • Swedish: Ghana
  • Swedish: Republiken Ghana
  • Swiss German: Ghana
  • Tagalog: Ghana
  • Tajik: Гана
  • Tajik: Ғано
  • Tamil: கானா
  • Tatar: Гана
  • Telugu: ఘనా
  • Telugu: ఘానా
  • Tetum: Gana
  • Thai: กานา
  • Thai: กาน่า
  • Thai: ประเทศกานา
  • Tibetan: ཀ་ན།
  • Tibetan: གྷ་ན།
  • Tigrinya: ጋና
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kana
  • Tosk Albanian: Ghana
  • Tsonga: Ghana
  • Tumbuka: Ghana
  • Tunisian Arabic: غانا
  • Turkish: Gana
  • Turkmen: Gana
  • Twi: Ghana
  • Udmurt: Гана
  • Uighur: گانا جۇمھۇرىيىتى
  • Ukrainian: Гана
  • Ukrainian: Золотий Берег
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Гана
  • Ukrainian: Ґана
  • Upper Sorbian: Ghana
  • Urdu: گھانا
  • Uzbek: Gana
  • Venetian: Ghana
  • Veps: Gan
  • Vietnamese: Gha-na (Ghana)
  • Vietnamese: Gha-na
  • Vietnamese: Ghana
  • Vlaams: Ghana
  • Volapük: Ganän
  • Võro: Ghana
  • Walloon: Gana
  • Waray (Philippines): Ghana
  • Welsh: Ghana
  • Western Frisian: Gana
  • Western Mari: Гана
  • Western Panjabi: گھانا
  • Wolof: Gana
  • Wu Chinese: 加纳
  • Yakut: Гана
  • Yiddish: גהאנע
  • Yoruba: Ghánà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Gana
  • Yue Chinese: 加納
  • Zeeuws: Ghâna
  • Zhuang: Ghana
  • Zulu: IGana
  • Zulu: i-Ghana
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