The Birth of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah Independence Speech 1957
Kwame Nkrumah addresses the jubilant crowd at Independence Square, Accra on the 6th March 1957.
The Gold Coast is no more, long live the Republic of Ghana!
Wishing all Ghanaians a Happy 55th Independence Anniversary! Let’s change Ghana for the better. Yes we can by God’s grace. Amen.
General Information on Ghana
Capital: Accra (also largest city)
Population: 24 million (2010 Census)
Area: 238,535 km/92,098 square miles
Official Language: English
Languages of Ghana: More than 250 languages and dialects are spoken in Ghana. Nine languages have the status of government-sponsored languages: Akan, Dagaare/Wale, Dagbani, Dangme, Ewe, Ga, Gonja, Kasem, and Nzema.
Currency: Ghanaian Cedi
Drives on the: right
Calling Code: 233
Ghana is divided into 10 Regions: Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Central, Eastern, Greater Accra, Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Volta and Western