Overview - Ghana

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Capital:Accra
Area:239,460 km²
Population:22,409,572 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English (official), African languages (Akan, Moshi-Dagomba, Ewe, and Ga)
Religion(s):Christian - 63%, indigenous beliefs - 21%, Muslim - 16%.
Ethnic Group(s):African (Akan - 44%, Moshi-Dagomba - 16%, - Ewe 13%, Ga - 8%, Gurma - 3%, Yoruba - 1%) - 98.5, European and others - 1.5%.