World Geography - Ghana



World Geography - Ghana

World Geography


Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It spans along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, sharing borders with the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east, the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean in the south.

World Geography  Ghana

About Ghana:

  • Continent: Africa
  • Official Name: Republic of Ghana
  • Capital City: Accra
  • Largest City: Accra
  • Population: 31,072,940 (Estimated 2020)
  • National Flag:
  • Coat of Arms:
  • Motto: "Freedom and Justice"
  • National Anthem: "God Bless Our Homeland Ghana"
  • Languages: English, Twi, Dagbani, Dagaare, Dangme, Ewe, Frafra, Ga, Gonja, Nzema, Ghanaian Sign Language
  • Currency: Cedi (GHS) 
  • Area: 92,497 sq. mil / 239,567 km sq.
  • Major Mountain Range: Akwapim-Togo Ranges 
  • Major Rivers: Volta, Black Volta, White Volta, Oti, Tano
  • Independence from the United Kingdom
    • • Dominion: 6 March 1957
    • • Republic:  1 July 1960
    • • Current Constitution: 28 April 1992
  • National Animal of Ghana: The Tawny Eagle
  • National Bird of Ghana:  Golden Eagle
  • National Color of Ghana: Red, Yellow, Green and Black
  • National Flower of Ghana: Impala Lily
  • National Game of Ghana: Football