Ghana: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 7.85705 / longitude: -0.99375

General information


The country has a 238,533 km² area, a postcode system isn't employed and the primary cities are: Accra, Kumasi, Accra, Ho, Kumasi. People from this country speak these languages: English. The capital of this country is Accra and the country has a border with Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Togo.


This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions, Asante Traditional Buildings. Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Fufu.


In 2021 the GDP was $77,594,279,054 USD, which ranks it number 67 in the world. The sign for the local currency is ₵ (GHS).


In this country, the median age is 21.40 years and the birth growth rate is around 2.19%. This country represents 0.37% of the world's population with about 27,670,174 individuals.


The inhabitants attend school for 12 years (tertiary education included). Well known universities are: University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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Check out for more information about this nation. Phone numbers start with +233, the country's websites have the domain name ".gh", the ISO code is GH


ISO code GH
Capital Accra
Population 27,670,174
World percentage 0.37%
Median age 21.40 years
Population growth rate 2.19%
Main cities
Spoken languages English
GDP (2021) $77,594,279,054
GDP position #67
Currency code GHS
Currency symbol
School life expectancy 12 years
National dish Fufu
TLD .gh
Phone prefix +233