The Republic of Ghana is a country in West Africa.

It borders The Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.

A multicultural nation spanning a variety of ethnic, linguistic and religious groups.  . Its diverse geography and ecology ranges from coastal savannahs to tropical jungles. Ghana’s growing economic prosperity and democratic political system have made it a regional power in West Africa.

The word Ghana means Warrior King.

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Capital: Accra
Currency: Cedi
Religions: Anglican
Languages: English

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