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Ghana

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In the news

Ghana has been mentioned 250 times in the news, here is the latest:

A former Goldman Sachs banker appeared in federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., and pleaded not guilty to charges he bribed Ghanaian government officials to secure a lucrative power-plant contract for a client.
Ghana's reggae and dancehall king Stonebwoy on using music to unify
Aspen Art Fair Debuts in Colorado, Looted Asante Treasures Find New Home in Ghana, Sex Pistols Record Breaks Record at Auction, and More: Morning Links for July 11, 2024
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Looted Asante treasures find a new palace home in Ghana
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Ghana is a country in Western Africa, Africa. It has a land area of 227,533 km² and a population of 34,121,985. The capital city is Accra. The political leader is Nana Akufo-Addo whose title is President.

Location on a map: [8°0′N, -2°0′W]

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Ghana is one of the countries in Africa and one of the countries in Western Africa.
  • Agricultural land: 126,037.40 km²
  • Alternative and nuclear energy: 5.87 % of total energy use
  • Carbon dioxide emissions (co2): 19,401.16 kt
  • Electricity production from coal sources: 0.00 % of total
  • Electricity production from natural gas sources: 38.85 % of total
  • Electricity production from hydroelectric sources: 50.87 % of total
  • Electricity production from nuclear sources: 0.00 % of total
  • Electricity production from oil sources: 0.00 % of total
  • Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 0.03 % of total
  • Net energy imports: -8.19 % of energy use
  • Fertility rate: 3.51 births per woman
  • Forest area: 79,929 km²
  • Fossil fuel energy consumption: 52.54 % of total
  • Other greenhouse gas emissions, hfc, pfc and sf6: 680.01 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
  • Median age: 16.80 years
  • Methane emissions: 11,847.91 kt of CO2 equivalent
  • Nitrous oxide emissions: 6,369.12 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
  • Female population: 17,105,458.00
  • Male population: 17,016,528.00
  • Renewable energy consumption: 39.00 % of total final energy consumption
  • Rural land area: 227,830.30 km²
  • Rural population: 13,908,804.00
  • Urban land area: 5,559.55 km²
  • Urban population: 20,213,181.00
  • Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters : 1.42 % of total population

Geographical distribution of cities in Ghana by population

Evolution of historical agricultural land in Ghana

Evolution of historical alternative and nuclear energy (% of total energy use) in Ghana

Evolution of historical carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) in Ghana

Evolution of historical access to electricity in Ghana

Evolution of historical electricity production from coal sources in Ghana

Evolution of historical electricity production from natural gas sources in Ghana

Evolution of historical electricity production from hydroelectric sources in Ghana

Evolution of historical electricity production from nuclear sources in Ghana (% of total)

Evolution of historical electricity production from oil sources in Ghana

Evolution of historical electricity production from renewable sources in Ghana

Evolution of historical net energy imports in Ghana

Evolution of historical fertility rate in Ghana

Evolution of historical forest area in Ghana

Evolution of historical fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) in Ghana

Evolution of historical other greenhouse gas emissions, HFC, PFC and SF6 in Ghana

Evolution of historical internally displaced persons, by conflict and violence in Ghana

Evolution of historical internet access in Ghana

Evolution of historical total land area in Ghana

Evolution of historical median age in Ghana

Evolution of historical methane emissions in Ghana

Evolution of historical net migration in Ghana

Evolution of historical nitrous oxide emissions in Ghana

Evolution of historical population in Ghana

Evolution of historical female population in Ghana

Evolution of historical male population in Ghana

Evolution of historical renewable energy consumption (% of total final energy consumption) in Ghana

Evolution of historical total rural land area in Ghana

Evolution of historical rural population in Ghana

Evolution of historical total urban land in Ghana

Evolution of historical urban population in Ghana

Evolution of historical urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters in Ghana

Distribution of sites in Ghana by inscription year

Geographical distribution of sites in Ghana by area

Distribution of transboundary sites in Ghana

Geographical distribution of wildfires in Ghana by total fire area

Cities in Ghana

arrow_dataset There are cities in Ghana

Wildfires in Ghana

arrow_dataset There are wildfires in Ghana

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Source

This dashboard is based on data from: SIPRI, World Bank, Reporters Without Borders

Updated: 2 days ago

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