Currency : Ghana Cedis and Ghana Pesewas
Time Zone: G.M.T
Capital City: Accra
President: Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo
Political Status: Democracy
ghana in brief
The Republic of Ghana as it is called today was formally known as the GOLD COAST, before it gain the name Ghana, Ghana was a title of kings who ruled kingdom which was then controlled by Sundiata Keita, the founder of the Mali, empire in 1240AD. It was one of the first African colonies under British rule ship. Ghana was first country from the Sub of Sahara desert which gain it independence on the 6th March, 1957 from their colonial masters the British. Ghana has 540km coastline marked with colonial slave Castles and Forts. This is unexpected but not forgettable reminder of it dark history.
The total population of Ghana is now 28.21 million, there are at least 72 ethnic compositions within the 6 main ethnic group Akan, Ewe, Guan, Adangbe, Ga and Gonja with most hailing from the Northern tribes. It doesn’t surprises that Ghana has more than 250 languages and 75 dialects. There are over 100 ethnic groups living in Ghana, the largest are the Akans, Moshi-Dagbani, Ewe, Ga and the Ashanti tribe.
Ghana landscapes is difficult to beat, ranging from the Beaches, Sea, Sunshine, Waterfalls, National parks, wild life and the tropical rain forest with Birds and flora. The amazing cultural, natural diversity and it unique traditional practices make adventure easy, fun and memorable.
Ghana has two main Seasons, which are the Rainy season and Dry season.
Non-Ghanaian and E.C.O.W.A.S ( Economic Committee Of West Africa State) citizens are required to get Visa before entry. Ghana visa can be acquired through embassies office address below.