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WorldView - Africa

Ghana

US Dept of State - Ghana

"Ghana has a relatively diverse and rich natural resource base. Minerals - principally gold, diamonds, manganese ore, and bauxite - are produced and exported. A major oil discovery off the coast of Ghana in 2007 has led to significant international commercial interest in Ghana." more...

Global Edge

"Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence." more...

CIA World Factbook

"Well endowed with natural resources, Ghana has roughly twice the per capita output of the poorest countries in West Africa. Even so, Ghana remains heavily dependent on international financial and technical assistance." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"Ghana is a developing country on the west coast of Africa. The capital is Accra. Facilities for tourism are available in the population centers of the greater Accra region, Kumasi in the Ashanti region, and in the Cape Coast area of the Central region, but they are limited in the more remote areas of the country." more...

Languages of Ghana

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Ghana - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...