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Ghana - Physical geography

Area : 238 540 Km2
Water : 3.6 %
Lands under cultivation : 19 %
Wild pasture lands : 22 %
Forests : 26 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 885 m (Mt Afadjato)


Ghana - Climate
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Rainfall (mm) in Accra
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Ghana - People
Nationality : Ghanaian
Main language(s) : English, Kwa

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Population (2005) : 22 122 000 people
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Density : 93 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 4.17 children / woman
Life expectancy : 57 years
Urban population : 46 %

Main cities :
1 700 000 people Accra (capital)
500 000 people Kumasi
200 000 people Sekondi-Takoradi
170 000 people Tamale
105 000 people Tema
72 000 people Cape Coast
70 000 people Koforidua


Ghana - Economy
Currency : Cedi (GHC) = 100 Pesewas
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 10 890 Cedi (GHC)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 6.06 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 274 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 9.99 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 452 dollars


Ghana - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Cocoa (2)
- Yams (2)
- Taroes (2)
- Bauxite (16)
- Millet (20)
- Oranges (26)
- Wood (27)
- Diamonds (9)
- Gold (10)


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