The Ghana Flag

Ghana Flag
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The Ghana flag is made up of three horizontal stripes of equal size. They are colored red, yellow, and green. There is a black star in the middle of the yellow stripe. The banner’s ratio is 2:3. It was adopted in 1957.

The Ghana flag has pan-African colors like Ethiopia. It was designed by Theodosia Okoh. The black star is the lodestar of freedom for Africans. The color red symbolizes blood. The green color stands for wealth and forests. Yellow represents minerals.

The country is located in western Africa. The Ghana flag belongs to a nation that is considered to be a presidential republic. It gained its independence from the United Kingdom in 1957.

The capital and the largest city in the country is Accra. The Ghana flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is “God Bless Our Homeland Ghana”. The currency that is used in the country is called Ghanian cedi. The national motto is “Freedom and Justice".

Some interesting facts about Ghana:

religion: Christianity 68.7%, Islam 16.0%, traditional 8.6%, others/none 6.9%
languages: Asante , Fante, Ewe, Dagomba, Boron, Dangme, Dagarte, Ga, Akyem, Akuapem, English, others
population: 23,383,909

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