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Independence: 1957, March, 6
Population: 28,000,000
Language: English 
GDP: 1,513.46; GNI: 117.2 PPP ($,’16)

Area: 238,837 km² (Comp: UK)
Borders: Cote d’Ivoire (West) Burkina Faso (North) Togo (East) Gulf of Guinea (South)
National Symbols: Black Star; Golden Eagle

Demonym: Ghanaian
Capital: Accra (Place of Ants); 4m
Largest City: Accra

Major Cities: Kumasi, Tamale, Sekondi-Takoradi
Regions/Divisions: Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern Region, Western Region, Brong-Ahafo, Eastern Region
Government: Presidential, Republic
Presidents: Kwame Nkrumah (Founding 1960-‘66); Nana Akufo-Addo (Current 2017-)

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