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Map of Ghana

Map of Ghana

Demonym: Ghanaian
Motto: "Freedom and Justice"
Population: 23,832,495 (2009)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: Accra
Capital Coordinates: 5°33′N 0°15′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC +0
Currency: Ghanaian cedi
Currency Code: GHS
Currencies Issued: cedi new cedi new pesewas pesewa pound
GDP: $16.1 billion (2008)
Per Capita Income: $715 (2008)
Foreign Debt: $7.5 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: GH
Internet Country Code: .gh
Calling Code: 233
Electrical Generation Capacity: 1985000 kW
Independence: 1957 from United Kingdom
Area: 239,460 square km (230,940 km land) (8,520 km water)
Coastline: 539 km
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Mount Afadjato (880 m)
Life Expectancy: 59.85 years
Fertility Rate: 4.15 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 47.26 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 1.90% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.541 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.9 (2011)
Literacy: 57.90 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 10

Number of coins in catalogue: 2

Number of stamps in catalogue: 126

Location of Ghana in Africa

Regional Map for Ghana

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