Location: A country tucked between Togo and Cote D'Ivoire on the southern coast of West Africa, Ghana is composed of the former British colony Gold Coast and the British-ruled Togoland.
History: Independence came on March 6, 1957. Republic status within the Commonwealth was attained on July 1, 1960. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was the first President. Coups occurred in 1966, 1972, 1978, 1979 and 1981. A new pluralistic democratic constitution was approved in 1992.
Chief Crops: Ghana is primarily an agricultural country, which held position as world's leading producer of cocoa for long. Other crops: kola nuts, palm products, bananas, coffee, maize and rubber.
Exports: Timber, gold, diamonds, manganese, bauxite and cocoa.
Industry: Aluminium and light industry.
Mission in India:
Ghana High Commission
50-N, Satya Marg, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi - 110 021, India
Tel: +91 - 11 - 26883315/ 38, 26883298
Tele Fax: +91 - 11 - 26883202
Indian Mission in Ghana:
High Commission of India
No. 9, Ridge Road, Roman Ridge
P.O. Box CT-5708,
Tel: 00 - 233 - 21 - 775601, 775602
Fax: 00 - 233 - 21 - 772176