Ghana, or with its official name the Republic of Ghana, is a country to the west of the African continent. The country's neighbors are located in the southern Gulf of Guinea, creating the Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso and Togo. The area is; 238.533 km2. Its capital is Akra.
Cities of Ghana
Ghana's phone code: +233
Ghana's currency: Ghana Jedi
Accra, Kumasi, Sekondi-Takoradi Ak
Ghana is rich in underground and surface resources. Country is the largest cocoa producer in the world. The share of the world cocoa production is about 1/3. Annual production is close to three million tons. Therefore, the decline in cocoa prices has had occasional critical political consequences. Cocoa farming is carried out in small businesses almost everywhere in the country. In addition, many products are grown like rubber, coffee, cereals, coconuts, palm oil, bananas and nuts.
There are many trees in the forests of Ghana. North of the forests, Indian apples, peanuts, corn, rice are grown. Most of the villages have fruit trees and vegetable farms. After cocoa, the most important export material is rubber, coffee and coconut.
Ghana's Export Products
In the north of Ghana, the cattle are grown in the Akra Valley and sold in the southern markets. Sheep, goats and poultry are grown all over the country. It exports plenty of eggs and chicken meat. A significant amount of fishing is carried out on the river and sea shores.
Ghana has leather industry, jewelry processing, apparel industry, smithery and potting, furniture and plywood workshops, soap, sacks, tire factories, oil refineries. Vegetable and fish canning, kayak making industry, timber production, clothes, soft drinks, biscuits, cigarettes, matches, furniture and briquette industry are the main industries
Gold, Cocoa Beans, Crude Oil, Coconuts, Brazilian Chestnuts and Cashew and Cocoa Paste.
Ghana's Export Countries
Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, India, China and the Netherlands.
Ghana's Import Countries
China, Great Britain, the United States, India and Belgium, Luxembourg.
Nations Living in Ghana
In Ghana, this population is mainly composed of seven ethnic groups. These are Asanti, Bronze, Fanties, Ga, Ewes, Dagoms and Marpursies.
Languages spoken in Ghana
Official language is English. Each tribe speaks its local language