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Map of Ghana

Map of Ghana

Bordering Countries: Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Togo
Demonym: Ghanaian
Motto: "Freedom and Justice"
Population: 25,758,108 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 2.19% (2014)
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)
GDP Growth Rate: 7.90% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 11.00% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 11.00% (2000)
Foreign Debt: $7.5 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: GH
Internet Country Code: .gh
Number of Internet Users: 1297000 (2009)
Calling Code: 233
Electrical Generation Capacity: 1985000 kW (2010)
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: 65.75 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 4.09 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 38.52 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 1.40% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 7.50% (2008)
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

Major Cities

Accra [Capital] (Population 1658937)
Bolgatanga (Population 72000)
Cape Coast (Population 82291)
Ho (Population 61658)
Koforidua (Population 87315)
Kumasi (Population 1468609)
Obuasi (Population 115564)
Sekondi-Takoradi (Population 335000)
Sunyani (Population 80245)
Tamale (Population 360579)
Tema (Population 209000)

Languages

Adangme
Akan
Anyin
Dagbani
Hausa
Kasem
Nafaanra

Rivers

Volta River

Stock Exchange

Ghana Stock Exchange

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