Ghana is a state in Westafrica
Ghana country profile
Ghana is considered one of the more stable countries in West Africa since its transition to multi-party democracy in 1992.
Formerly known as the Gold Coast, Ghana gained independence from Britain in 1957, becoming the first sub-Saharan nation to break free from colonial rule.
Gold, cocoa and more recently oil form the cornerstone of Ghana's economy and have helped fuel an economic boom.
Source and details BBC
The Capital of the Republic of Ghana is Accra
Ghana Population 25.5 million
Ghana Area 238,53 sq km
Major languages in Ghana: English, African languages including Akan, Ewe
Major religions in Ghana: Christianity, indigenous beliefs, Islam