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Capital : Accra
Language :  English
Currency :  Ghana cedi
Population : 28 308 301
Area : 238 533 km2

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Ghana facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. This country has more than 1 532 000 motor vehicles (57 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .gh . There are over 2,950 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .gh are: google.com.gh, graphic.com.gh and ug.edu.gh.

4. In this country there are more than 109 515 km of paved roads (0,17% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 10 airports, 7 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are over 947 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Ghana.

8. Political system – republic.

9. In 2001, Kofi Annan received the Nobel Peace Prize.


Geography in Ghana

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1. Lake Volta with an area of ​​8,502 km2 is the largest artificial reservoir in the world.

2. The bridge in the Kakum National Park is one of the most terrifying bridges in the world. A wooden bridge with a length of 300 meters and a height of over 30 meters with each step is more and more swaying, raising the adrenaline level to tourists.

3. Ghana borders with such countries as: Burkina Faso 549 km, Ivory Coast 668 km, Togo 877 km.

4. The country is 1.3 times smaller than Poland.

5. Volta is the main river.

6. The highest peak is Mount Afadjato, 880 m above sea level.

7. In Ghana there are 159,000 km2 of agricultural land (70% of the country’s area).

8. The highest situated town in the country is Amedzofe.

9. 52862 km2 of the country is covered by forests (23.2%)

76. The nearest capital in a straight line from Accra is Lomé (Togo) – 169 km.

77. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Accra is Vaiaku (Tuvalu) – 19678 km.


Finance in Ghana

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1. The minimum wage is 7 cedi per day (data from 2015).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 3% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 9.6%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 32 607 000 000 (PLN 139 557 960 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 47 330 000 000 (PLN 202 572 400 000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 67.6% of GDP, which is about: $ 22 042 332 000 (PLN 94 341 180 960),
2018 year was 70.5 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 33 367 650 000 (PLN 142 813 542 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 1 234 (PLN 5 281).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 17,200,000,000 .

8. Ghana is heavily dependent on international financial aid.

9. Gold and cocoa are the backbone of the economy in Ghana.

10. This country has 2018 over year $6,901,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.046% of foreign currency reserves in all countries of the world).

11. Ghana owns 8,700 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Ghana

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1. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

2. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 90 km / h, and on highways 100 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 3% (2018).

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

7. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 81 days.

8. The last death penalty was made in 1993.


Education in Ghana

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 73.

4. In a country that is 23.4% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 6 328 084 people).


Work in Ghana

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1. The minimum wage is 7 cedi per day (data from 2015).

2. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 2.4% .

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

4. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 81 days.

5. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Ghana

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1. Lake Volta with an area of ​​8,502 km2 is the largest artificial reservoir in the world.

2. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

3. The highest peak is Mount Afadjato, 880 m above sea level.

4. The highest situated town in the country is Amedzofe.

5. The lowest temperature: 6.7 °C was measured in Bui.

6. The highest temperature: 43.3 °C was measured in Navrongo.


Army in Ghana

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 92 place,
2018 > year – 106 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 13,000 professional and 0 reservists,
2018 year – 13,500 professional and 0 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 0 tanks, 125 > armored vehicles, 24 jet aircraft and 14 helicopters,
2018 year – 0 tanks, 300 armored vehicles, 24 jet aircraft and 14 helicopters.

4. Army expenses:
2014 year – $ 120,000,000 (PLN 513,600,000),
2018 year – $ 120,000,000 (PLN 513,600,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 160 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 266 ships.


Society in Ghana

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1. In Ghana, an average person consumes about 4.8 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 30%, then wine – 10%, spirit – 3%, and other alcoholic beverages – 57%.

3. In 2013, 2,240 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 8% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 2,160,000 people).

5. 49% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 73.

7. Only 5% of Ghana’s citizens smoke cigarettes.

8. In this country, women having their first child on average 22.6 years old.

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.1 children.

10. In this country, over 5,171,000 (2015) 10 110,000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 37% of the population).

11. About 2,900,000 (2015) 4,900,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

12. The population density is 101 people / km².

13. The main religion is Christianity, 71%.

15. The average age of people living in this country is 20.9 years.

16. In this country there are around:
10,620,000 people (38.38%) in the age range 0-14 years.
15,905,000 people (57.48%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1,145,500 people (4.14%) over 65 years old.

17. In this country, about 860,000 children are born each year (3.1% of the population), and about 200,000 people die (0.7% of the population).

18. 4 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

19. 45% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 4 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 62.7 years (women – 63.6 years and men – 61.8 years).


Symbols of Ghana

1. Akpeteshie is the national alcohol.

2. Motto of the country – “Freedom and Justice”.


History of Ghana

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1. Left-sided traffic was in force until August 3, 1974.

2. Ghana in Asante means “King – Warrior”. It comes from the times of the medieval Empire of Ghana, which occupied the area of ​​today’s Mauritania and Mali.

3. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on March 6, 1957.

4. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1954.

5. He joined the United Nations on March 8, 1957.


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What is the highest peak in Ghana?

The highest peak in Ghana is Mount Afadjato (880 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Ghana?

Volta is the largest river in Ghana.

answer: Marta


What is the largest lake in Ghana?

The largest lake in Ghana is the lake Volta (8 500 km2).

answer: Marta


What Ghana does the national colors have?

National colors: red, yellow, green and black.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

Akpeteshie is the national alcohol.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Ghana?

Ghana borders with such countries as: Burkina Faso 549 km, Côte d’Ivoire 668 km, Togo 877 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 20.9 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 7 cedi per day (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Ghana?

The population density is 122 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Freedom and Justice”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 43.3 ° C was measured in Navrongo.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 6.7 ° C was measured in Bui.

answer: Marta