Ghana: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 7.85705 / longitude: -0.99375

General information


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


The area of the country is 238,533 km², a postcode system isn't employed and the main cities are: Accra, Kumasi, Accra, Ho, Kumasi. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: English. Accra serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Togo.


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


You can find famous universities here like University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. The inhabitants attend school for 12 years (tertiary education included).


In 2021 the GDP was $77,594,279,054 USD, which ranks it number 67 in the world. The currency ISO code is GHS and the currency symbol is ₵.

Good to know

For more information about this country, check The ISO code is GH, the domain name ".gh" is used by the country's websites, phone numbers start with +233


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