Where is Ghana? <ul><li>Ghana is an independent country that is located located in West Africa. It borders Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. </li></ul>
Ghana..? <ul><li>The word "Ghana" means "Warrior King” It has the source of it’s name from the word “guinea”. It is derived from the west African coast to it’s south, New Guinea. </li></ul>
Ghana! <ul><li>Ghana is surrounded by Burkina Faso, Togo, Côte d'Ivoire, and the Gulf and Guinea. </li></ul>
The main water body that surrounds Ghana is the Gulf of Guinea.
The Ghana flag was first adopted in 1957, same year as Ghana’s Independence from the United Kingdom. There new flag, which you can see on the background, was designed by Mrs. Theodosia Okoh. Upon this independence, they wanted a new flag to replace the one that the United Kingdom made for them.
Constitutional Presidential republic <ul><li>Constitutional Presidential republic is Ghana’s government type. </li></ul><ul><li>The president is John Kufuor. He’s Roman Catholic and has been president since January 1 st , 2001. </li></ul>Aliu Mahama is the vice president of Ghana and is Muslim. He has been vice president since January 1st, 2001.
Ghana’s Economic Industry <ul><li>Ghana's industrial base is more advanced compared to many of the other countries in Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Some imports from Ghana are textiles; steel (using scrap); tires; oil refining; flour milling; beverages; tobacco; simple consumer goods; and car, truck, and bus assembly. </li></ul>
Language? <ul><li>The official language of Ghana is English, so you could imagine it won’t be very difficult to get around in Ghana. </li></ul>
Religion <ul><li>The main religions practiced in Ghana are Christianity, African beliefs, and Islam. </li></ul>
If you ever come to Ghana, hit the beaches or pools. There weather is GREAT for all year round! It’s either sunny or raining. Sorry, no snow! Climate
Tourist Attraction <ul><li>Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park </li></ul><ul><li>This park is dedicated to the first prime minister of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah. It is located in the capital of Ghana, Accra. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Here are some animals found in Ghana. Remember you can even find these animals anywhere in Africa. </li></ul>
<ul><li>And those are some interesting things about Ghana. I hope you’ve all learned something new today =) </li></ul>