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Ghana

Ghana
  • Capital

    Capital

    Accra

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:44

  • Population

    Population

    29.54 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +233

  • Currency

    Currency

    ₵ GHS (cedi)

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Ghana

Ghana
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Accra

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:44

  • Population

    Population

    29.54 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +233

  • Currency

    Currency

    ₵ GHS (cedi)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 251

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.06 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 187mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    239 460 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    15%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    41%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    68%

  • Railways

    Railways

    953km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    359 516

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    black African - 98 %
    European and other - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Christian - 63 %
    indigenous - 21 %
    Islam - 16 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    71.5%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Asante
    Ewe
    Fante

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    15 500

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    5.4 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    13.1%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    2.3%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    266%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    160 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    1.6%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    mining, lumbering, light manufacturing, aluminum smelting, food processing, cement, ship building

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    cocoa, rice, cassava (manioc), peanuts, corn, shea nuts, bananas, timber

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    gold, timber, industrial diamonds, bauxite, manganese, fish, rubber, hydropower, petroleum

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    -8%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    gold, timber, industrial diamonds, bauxite, manganese, fish, rubber, hydropower, petroleum

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    45%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    14 466kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    120 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    10

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What not to do when visiting Ghana

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Marker Ghana
Business & Communication

Don’t necessarily make prolonged direct eye contact - it can be viewed as rude or possibly a threat.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t show the same-sex relation affection - it can be criminalised.

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Business & Communication

Don’t necessarily smoke in public - it’s illegal.

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Marker Ghana
Business & Communication

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes. Don't forget to shake hands when greeting.

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