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English → English (WordNet)
n : a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; “Ghana was
colonized as the Gold Coast by the British” [syn: Republic of Ghana
, Gold Coast]
English → English (gcide)
Ghana \Gha"na\ (g[aum]"n[.a]) prop. n.
A country in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic
Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo, with Burkina Faso
bordering on the north, with a population of 17,698,271 (July
1996 est), and a total area of 238,540 sq km. The government
is a constitutional democracy, and the capital city is Accra.
Note: It has a tropical climate, being warm and comparatively
dry along the southeast coast, hot and humid in
southwest and hot and dry in the north. Its terrain is
mostly low plains with a dissected plateau in the
The official language is English, and several African
languages are spoken, including Akan, Moshi-Dagomba,
Ewe, and Ga. The population is comprised 99.8% of black
Africans and 0.2% European and other nationalities. The
major tribes are: Akan 44%, Moshi-Dagomba 16%, Ewe 13%,
and Ga 8%. The religious composition is 38% indigenous
beliefs, 30% Muslim, 24% Christian and 8% others.
The unit of currency is the new cedi; 1 new cedi (C) =
100 pesewas. The exchange rates for the cedi were: new
cedis per US$1 - 1,246.11 (September 1995), 956.71
(1994), 649.06 (1993), 437.09 (1992), 367.83 (1991).
Navigable waterways include the Volta, Ankobra, and
Tano Rivers, providing 168 km of perennial navigation
for launches and lighters. --CIA Factbook 1996