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Territory in western Africa, ruled since 1992 by the Republic of Ghana

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Spanning a land mass of 238,535 km², Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south. Ghana means "Warrior King" in the Soninke language.

Geographical type: Territory

Latitude: 8° N — Longitude: 2° W

Area: 238,535 km²

ISO 3166-2 code: GH

Measures of Freedom

Ghana | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2024
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 83, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 2
Ghana's judiciary was thrown into crisis in October following the release of a documentary that implicated 34 judges and scores of officials in accepting bribes over the past two years. Ghana's main political parties continued preparations for the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections, with both the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and its main rival, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), holding primaries during the year.
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2023: A Global Measurement of Personal, Civil, and Economic Freedom
2021: 7.19, Rank: 67, Personal freedom: 7.75, Economic freedom: 6.41
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 6.41, Rank: 120

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ghana" as of 19 Sep 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.