The Republic of Ghana is a multi-ethnic tropical country located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in West Africa. The country embodies some islands, savannas, forests, a coastal line, springs, waterfalls, streams, rivers, caves, lakes, mountains, wildlife parks and nature reserves.
Ghanaian cuisine is diverse and some staple foods include an assortment of soups and stews with varied vegetables, meat, poultry or seafood, cassava, plantains, yam, maize, beans, and rice. Banku and Fufu are the most common exported Ghanaian dishes in that they are delicacies across the African diaspora.
A variety of spices are used in preparing our delicious meals, including; red and green chilies, oregano, rosemary, thyme, basil, garlic, ginger, bay leaves, sage, anise seeds, and curry.
5 Facts about Ghana:
Ghana has a population of over 25 million people, and her people are called Ghanaians.
The official language of Ghana is English along with more than 50 African languages collectively. Some of the major Ghanaian languages are Akan, Ewe, Ga, Hausa, Dagbani, and Nzema.
Ghana is the first sub-Saharan country to gain its independence from Britain in 1957.
Gold and cocoa are considered a mainstay of economy in Ghana.
The capital city of Ghana is Accra.