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Last update : 12 February 2019


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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

1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on March 6, 1957.
2. The population density is 101 people / km².
3. The country is 1.3 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Christianity, 71%.
5. Volta is the main river.
6. Full country name – Republic of Ghana.
7. Political system – republic.
9. The highest peak is Mount Afadjato, 880 m above sea level.
10. Motto of the country – “Freedom and Justice”.
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11. Ghana is heavily dependent on international financial aid.

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

Author: MR

13. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 92 place,
      – 2018 year – 106 place.

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

15. 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.

16. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $120,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $120,000,000 .

17. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 160 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 266 ships.

Author: Wojak

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

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

20. 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.

21. 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.

Author: Grzegorz

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

23. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 2.4% .

Author: Daria

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

25. Akpeteshie is the national alcohol.

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

Author: AlkoWorld

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

Author: EduKacJa

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

29. The average IQ level is 73.

Author: EduKacJa

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

Author: AutoMania

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

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

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

Author: AutoMania

34. In this country, more than 1 532 000 motor vehicles are registered (57 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

35. 8% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 2,160,000 people).

36. 49% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

37. In this country there are over 109,515 km of paved roads (0.17% of all roads in the world).

38. In this country there are 10 airports, 7 with paved surface.

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

Author: Marlène

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

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

Author: NET

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

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

Author: http

44. 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).

Author: Vinamra

45. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $32 607 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $47 330 000 000 .

46. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 67.6% GDP, or around: $22 042 332 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 70.5% GDP, or around: $33 367 650 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $1 234.

47. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $17,200,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

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

Author: VViki

49. 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).

Author: Reebeka

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

Author: weather

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

Author: weather

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

Author: medi

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

Author: Wilga

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

Author: redsun

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

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

57. 10 women give birth to 41 children on average

Author: Nadia

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

59. The country is 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.

60. 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).

Author: Sara19

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

Author: AutoMania

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

63. 4 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

Author: Statyk

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

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

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

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

68. The work week is 40 hours.

69. 45% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

70. 52862 km2 of the country is covered by forests (23.2%)

71. The last death penalty was made in 1993.

Author: Statyk

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

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

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

Author: Fan%

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

Author: Vinamra

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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 is the national dish?
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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

What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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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

answer: Marta