Republic of Ghana
Timeline: Cherry, Plum, and Chrysanthemum

OTL equivalent: Ghana plus Bioko
Flag Coat of Arms
Flag Coat of Arms
Location of Republic of Ghana
Location of Ghana

Motto
Freedom and Justice (English)

Anthem "God Bless Our Homeland Ghana"
Capital
(and largest city)
Accra
Language English
Religion Islam, Christianity, Traditional religion
Ethnic Group Hausa; Yoruba; Igbo; Akan; Fon; Fang; Ewe; Moré–Dagbani; Tem
Demonym Ghanaian
Government Semi-presidential republic
  legislature Parliament of Ghana
Population 25,245,079 
Established July 1, 1960
Independence from the United Kingdom
  declared March 6, 1957
Currency Ghanaian Pound (GHP)
Time Zone GMT (UTC 0)
Calling Code +233
Internet TLD .gh

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. Ghana is a semi-parliamentary republic with an executive president. It is bordered by the West African Federation to the north and east, Togo to the west and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean to the south. The word Ghana means "Warrior King" and is derived from the ancient Ghana Empire. Ghana is a member of the Commonwealth Confederation.

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