Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is located along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. The word Ghana means “Warrior King” in the Soninke language. With these 50 interesting facts about Ghana, let’s learn more about its: history, culture, geography, people, economy, food, traditions and more.
. Most Ghanaian people dress in brightly colored clothing preferably made of silk.
. The terrain in Ghana is mostly of low-lying plains with notable hills well distributed throughout the country.
. Ghana has a population growth rate of 2.2%
. Agriculture is the major employer in the country thus most people are found farming their lands.
. Starting a business in Ghana has been made easy with the little bureaucracy involved and regulated business freedom.
. The country borders Burkina Faso to the North, Togo to the East and the Atlantic Ocean is to the South.
. The capital City of Ghana is Accra which has a population of approximately 2.273 million people.
. Ghana boasts of having the largest open-air market in West Africa located in Kumasi where people go to buy clothes, fabric as well as garments.
Source: The Fact File