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Republic of Ghana

Motto: "Freedom and Justice"
Location of Ghana
Capital
and largest city
Accra
5°33′N0°12′W / 5.550°N 0.200°W / 5.550; -0.200
Official languagesEnglish[1][2]
Recognised national languages
Ethnic groups
(2010[2][3])
Religion
Demonym(s)Ghanaian
Government
Nana Akufo-Addo
Mahamudu Bawumia
LegislatureParliament
Independence from the United Kingdom
6 March 1957
• Republic
1 July 1960
28 April 1992
Area
• Total
239,567 km2 (92,497 sq mi) (80th)
• Water (%)
4.61 (11,000 km; 4,247 mi2)
Population
• 2020 estimate
31,072,940[5] (47th)
• 2010 census
24,200,000[6]
• Density
101.5/km2 (262.9/sq mi) (103rd)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$226 billion[7]
• Per capita
$7,343[7]
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$69.757 billion[7]
• Per capita
$2,266[7]
Gini (2012)42.4[8]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.596[9]
medium · 142nd
CurrencyGhanaian cedi (GHS)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+233
ISO 3166 codeGH
Internet TLD.gh

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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