is a west African country, bounded on the north by Burkina Faso, on
the east by Togo, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean,and on the west
by Côte d'Ivoire.
Formerly a British colony known as the Gold Coast, was led to
independence by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah on the 6th of March, 1957.
Ghana became the first black nation in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve
independence from colonial rule.
The country is named after the ancient empire of Ghana, from which
the ancestors of the inhabitants of the present country are thought
to have migrated