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Fun facts about Ghana?
My geography homework is to come up with a fact file of 20 facts about Ghana. They need to be interesting ones not just like where it is, its population etc. because we've already done all that stuff in lessons. Thanks :)
- Anonymous8 years agoFavorite Answer
Interesting And Fun Facts About Ghana
•Ghana has a population of 24,339,838.
•The country’s neighbours include Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso.
•The climate in Ghana is tropical. It’s relatively warm along the southeast coast, humid in the southwest and extremely hot and dry in the north.
•The flag designed post independence consists of colors red, gold, green and a black star. The red signifies the bloodshed during the freedom struggle, the gold represents the country’s mineral wealth, while green symbolizes its rich agriculture and the black star is the symbol of African emancipation.
•Akans dominate by a 45.3% while Mole-Dagbons are 15.2% and Ewes, 11.7%, in terms of ethnic groups. 68.8% of the Ghanaians are Christians while 15.9% are Muslims.
•Ghana enjoys a constitutional democracy. Since 7 January 2001, Ghana has been governed by President John Agyekum Kufuor and Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama.
•Ghana has one of the best national African football teams holding a lot of promise to the future of African football. At the 2010 FIFA world cup in South Africa, Ghana was crowned the third African team in history to reach the world cup quarter-finals.
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- DannyLv 48 years ago
When you go to see a doctor in Ghana with a fever, you will be tested for malaria. It's a very common illness.
The women have a lot of traditional dresses; you can see them every day.
They also wear a lot of tight clothes. No matter what their body shape, the women love their tight clothes.
Showing a lot of skin is considered to be... well, attractive, even in their culture.
The use of the right hand is encouraged. It can be considered impolite to do things with the left hand, such as shake hands, or giving/receiving something with the left hand (this is because the left hand is often used for "toilet affairs").