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Coat of Arms

Territory
239,567 km2 (80th)

Capital
Accra

Language
English

Motto
'Freedom and Justice'

National Animal
Eagle

Flag


Ghana Flag

Ghana, authoritatively the Republic of Ghana, is a nation situated along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Crossing a land mass of 238,535 km2 (92,099 sq mi), Ghana is flanked by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south. Ghana signifies "Warrior King" in the Soninke language. The principal lasting state in the domain of present-day Ghana goes back to the eleventh century. Various kingdoms and realms rose throughout the hundreds of years, of which the most dominant was the Kingdom of Ashanti. Starting in the fifteenth century, various European forces challenged the territory for exchanging rights, with the British at last setting up control of the coast by the late nineteenth century. Following over a time of local opposition, Ghana's present outskirts were built up by the 1900s as the British Gold Coast. It wound up autonomous of the United Kingdom on 6 March 1957.


Coat of Arms


Ghana Coat of Arms

Territory


Ghana Map

239,567 km2 (80th)


Capital


Ghana Capital

Accra

Accra is the capital and biggest city of Ghana, covering a zone of 225.67 km2 (87.13 sq mi). It is composed into 10 neighborhood government areas – 9 civil locale and the Accra Metropolitan District, which is the main region inside the money to be allowed city status. "Accra" for the most part alludes to the Accra Metropolitan Area, which fills in as the capital of Ghana, while the locale inside the purview of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly is recognized from the remainder of the capital as the "City of Accra". The focal business region of Accra contains the city's primary banks and retail establishments, just as a territory known as the Ministries, where Ghana's administration organization is concentrated. Monetary exercises in Accra incorporate the money related and business divisions, angling and the assembling of prepared sustenance, blunder, pressed wood, materials, garments and synthetic concoctions. The travel industry is turning into a flourishing wellspring of business for those in expressions and specialties, recorded destinations and nearby travel and visit operators.


Languague


Ghana Languague

English



Motto


Ghana Motto

'Freedom and Justice'



National Animal


Ghana National Animal

Eagle

Eagle is the regular name for some huge winged creatures of prey of the family Accipitridae. Eagles have a place with a few gatherings of genera, not which are all firmly related. The greater part of the 60 types of eagle are from Eurasia and Africa. Outside this zone, only 14 species can be discovered—2 in North America, 9 in Central and South America, and 3 in Australia. Eagles are huge, capably constructed winged creatures of prey, with overwhelming heads and noses. Indeed, even the littlest eagles, for example, the booted eagle (Aquila pennata), which is practically identical in size to a typical vulture (buteo) or red-followed peddle (B. jamaicensis), have moderately more and all the more uniformly wide wings, and more straightforward, quicker flight – in spite of the decreased size of streamlined plumes. Most eagles are bigger than some other raptors separated from certain vultures. The littlest types of eagle is the South Nicobar snake eagle (Spilornis klossi), at 450 g (0.99 lb) and 40 cm (16 in). Like all fowls of prey, eagles have huge, snared noses for tearing tissue from their prey, solid, strong legs, and amazing claws. The nose is commonly heavier than that of most different winged animals of prey. Eagles' eyes are incredibly ground-breaking.


Demonym(s)

Ghanaian

Population

28,308,301
(2016 estimate)

Currency

Ghanaian cedi (GHS)

Time Zone

UTC+0 (GMT)

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