The Lord's Move to Africa

Ghana

The Lord’s Testimony

Updated December 08, 2020

No. of localities: 29 
No. of saints in church life: 1464
No. of saints attending the Table meeting: 1399

Country Profile

Location: West Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo 
Geographical Size: land: 227,533 sq km, water: 11,000 sq km Climate: tropical; warm and comparatively dry along southeast coast; hot and humid in southwest; hot and dry in north 
Population: 28,102,471 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.16% (2018 est.) 
Languages: English (Official language), Asante 16%, Ewe 14%, Fante 11.6%, Boron (Brong) 4.9%, Dagomba 4.4%, Dangme 4.2%, Dagarte (Dagaba) 3.9%, Kokomba 3.5%, Akyem 3.2%, Ga 3.1%, other 31.2% (2010 est.) 
Religion: Christian 71.2% (Pentecostal/Charismatic 28.3%, Protestant 18.4%, Catholic 13.1%, other 11.4%), Muslim 17.6%, traditional 5.2%, other 0.8%, none 5.2% (2010 est.) 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Accra Economy: Agriculture accounts for about 20% of GDP. Gold, oil, and cocoa exports, and individual remittances, are major sources of foreign exchange. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $134 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 301,551 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 36,751,761 (2017 est.) Internet users 9,328,018 (July 2016 est.) 
Information and map From CIA