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10 interesting facts about Ghana that make it special

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1. Ghana was the first country in sub Saharan Africa to gain independence from European rule on March 6 1957.

2. Ghana means “warrior king” and was the title used by the Rulers of the ancient Wagadu Empire (famously, Ghana Empire)

3. ‘Kente’ originated from Ghana and in recent years became the iconic symbol of the black race across the world.

4. Ghana is one of the most peaceful and stable countries in Africa.

5. Ghana has the biggest man-made lake by surface area in the world called Lake Volta.

6. The capital of Ghana is Accra.

7. The currency of Ghana is called cedi and it is one of the strongest currencies in Africa.

8. Ghana is currently the largest producer of Gold in Africa and the second largest producer of Cocoa in the World after Ivory Coast.

9. Ghana is in Western Africa,between Cote d’ voire and Togo and borders the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.

10 The most loved sport in Ghana is soccer.

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