Ghana

KEY FACTS

GhanaGOVERNMENT: A republic with a constitutional multiparty parliamentary system of government

POPULATION: 24,332,755 (2010)

GDP p.c. growth: 2.2% p.a. 1990–2009

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: English

TIME: GMT

CURRENCY: Ghana Cedi (GH¢)

GEOGRAPHY: Area: 238,537 sq. km

COASTLINE: 539km

CAPITAL: Accra

CLIMATE: Tropical; warm and fairly dry in northern areas, hot and humid on the coastal belt. Temperatures usually range between 21°C and 32°C

MAIN PORTS: Tema, near Accra, and Takoradi

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Kotoka International Airport (Accra Airport)

RESOURCES: Gold, timber, cocoa, diamond, bauxite and manganese, and lately, Oil (Dec, 2010)

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About RAPiD Ghana

The Regional Advocacy for Public Development (RAPiD) is a non partisan, non affiliated, non politically aligned and not for profit organisation formed by the people and for the people in response to the growing concerns of the steady devaluation of the quality of life in Ghana. We are a multi-purpose advocacy group which aims to find effective solutions to socio-economic, environmental and governmental problems through research, consultations and advocacy. We wish to assist public institutions with policy evaluation and monitor the effective implementation of policies... Read More