What does ghana mean?

Definitions for ghana
ˈgɑ nə, ˈgæn əghana

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ghana, Republic of Ghana, Gold Coastnoun

    a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea

    "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"

GCIDE

  1. Ghananoun

    A country in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo, with Burkina Faso bordering on the north, with a population of 17,698,271 (July 1996 est), and a total area of 238,540 sq km. The government is a constitutional democracy, and the capital city is Accra.

Wiktionary

  1. Ghananoun

    A country in Western Africa. Official name: The Republic of Ghana.

  2. Etymology: Named after the Ghana Empire, in turn from ghana by J. B. Danquah.

Wikipedia

  1. Ghana

    Ghana ( (listen); Twi: Gaana, Ewe: Gana), officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It abuts the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, sharing borders with Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, and Togo in the east. Ghana covers an area of 238,535 km2 (92,099 sq mi), spanning diverse biomes that range from coastal savannas to tropical rainforests. With nearly 31 million inhabitants (according to the 2021 census), Ghana is the second-most populous country in West Africa, after Nigeria. The capital and largest city is Accra; other major cities are Kumasi, Tamale, and Sekondi-Takoradi. The first permanent state in present-day Ghana was the Bono state of the 11th century. Numerous kingdoms and empires emerged over the centuries, of which the most powerful were the Kingdom of Dagbon in the north and the Ashanti Empire in the south. Beginning in the 15th century, the Portuguese Empire, followed by numerous other European powers, contested the area for trading rights, until the British ultimately established control of the coast by the late 19th century. Following over a century of colonisation, Ghana's current borders took shape, encompassing four separate British colonial territories: Gold Coast, Ashanti, the Northern Territories, and British Togoland. These were unified as an independent dominion within the Commonwealth of Nations on 6 March 1957, becoming the first colony in West Africa to achieve sovereignty. Ghana subsequently became influential in decolonisation efforts and the Pan-African movement.Ghana is a multi-ethnic country with a diverse population, linguistic and religious groups; while the Akan are the largest ethnic group, they constitute only a plurality. Most Ghanaians are Christians (71.3%); almost a fifth are Muslims; a tenth practise traditional faiths or report no religion. Ghana is a unitary constitutional democracy led by a president who is both head of state and head of government. Ghana has maintained since 1993 one of the freest and most stable governments on the continent, and it performs relatively well in healthcare, economic growth, and human development, so that it has a significant influence in West Africa and is highly integrated in international affairs, being a member of the Non-Aligned Movement, African Union, Economic Community of West African States, Group of 24, and Commonwealth of Nations.

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  1. Ghana

    Ghana is a country located in West Africa. It is known for its rich history, diverse culture, and natural resources. Ghana gained independence from British colonial rule in 1957 and has since become a stable democratic nation. It is recognized for its economic growth, particularly through agriculture, mining, and oil production. Additionally, Ghana is celebrated for its vibrant arts and music, traditional festivals, and welcoming hospitality.

Wikidata

  1. Ghana

    Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by the Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The word Ghana means "Warrior King". Ghana was inhabited in pre-colonial times by a number of ancient predominantly Akan kingdoms, including the inland Ashanti Empire, the Akwamu, the Bonoman, the Denkyira, and the Mankessim Kingdom among others. Non-Akan states created by the Dagomba also existed. Prior to contact with Europeans trade between the Akan and various African states flourished due to Akan gold wealth. Trade with European states began after contact with the Portuguese in the 15th century. In 1874 Britain established control over some parts of the country assigning these areas the status of Gold Coast crown colony. The Gold Coast achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957, becoming the first African nation to do so. Ghana is a member of the Non-Aligned Movement, South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone, the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States, and an associate member of La Francophonie. Ghana is the second largest cocoa producer in the world, and one of the world's largest gold producers and Ghana is home to Lake Volta, the largest artificial lake in the world by surface area.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ghana

    A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ghana in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ghana in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of ghana in a Sentence

  1. Shehu Sani:

    If Kanye West thinks slavery was a choice, we will offer Kanye West a free ticket and tour guide to visit slave routes and camps in Badagry, Badagry Lagos, Ouida, Ouida Benin Republic, Ghana and Goree Island in Senegal to' experience the choices in chains. Kanye defecated on the graves of victims.

  2. Brian Joffe:

    Adcock has made investments in Ghana and India, which are underperforming. Those are some of the things that need to be dealt with.

  3. The IMF representative in Ghana:

    Once the remaining details of their medium-term reforms are finalised and external financing assurances from bilateral donors and international institutions are confirmed, a financial arrangement to support Ghana's economic program would be agreed.

  4. Prince Dogbatse:

    We are hoping that the government of Ghana, individuals, human rights advocates, and activists in this country will rise and speak against the injustice and the abuse that the police have meted out and continues to mete out towards the LGBTQ community.

  5. Roberto Burioni:

    Italy's measles vaccine coverage was par with Namibia, lower than Ghana, but the law was working, the coverage was improving. We should strengthen it, not weaken it. Now, children who are not vaccinated will endanger other children at school who are too small for vaccines or can not be vaccinated because they suffer from immunosuppressive diseases.

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  • Joseph J. Wiggins
    Joseph J. Wiggins
    Thanks for the Article. It's well written.
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  • John K. Rupp Jr.
    John K. Rupp Jr.
    What does Bankannya mean, is it a persons name, or is it a bank?????????
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