Ghana Statistics

  • Capital: Accra
  • Population: 25,199,609
  • GDP: $61,970,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    92,098 (sq miles)
    238,533 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: cedi (GHC)

Ghana Facts

  • Ghana Facts... Birthday celebrations include special dishes. The foods eaten are watche (brown rice and beans), sheto (black pepper), mecko (red pepper), red rice with corn... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes...

    A bowl of water is provided at the beginning of the meal, in which each person washes the hands. Food is formed into a ball... Learn More

  • In their Language... The official language of Ghana is English. There are movements to make several local languages official as well. The Twi dialect of Akan is the... Learn More
  • Family... Family structures vary from one ethnic group to another. Some family groups have the chief responsibilities for the family with the women. Others have... Learn More
  • Fashion... Ghanaian dress is modest, neat, and generally conservative. Casual dress is the rule for most occasions, although a suit and tie, or dress are required... Learn More


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