The Republic of Ghana is located in West Africa, only a few degrees north of the Equator. As the first sub-Saharan African nation to gain independence from Britain in 1957, the country is renowned as “The Black Star of Africa.”
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Roughly equivalent in size to the U.S State of Oregon, Ghana is home to over 32 million people.
Although English is the country’s official language, there are almost 50 indigenous languages spoken throughout.
With its athletes having achieved success at the highest levels of international competition in football (soccer) and boxing, Ghana celebrates a rich sporting tradition