Meaning of Ghana in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡɑːnə/

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proper noun

  • A country of West Africa, with its southern coastline bordering on the Atlantic Ocean; population 27,400,000 (estimated 2015); languages, English (official), West African languages; capital, Accra.

    Former name (until 1957) Gold Coast

Formerly a centre of the slave trade, the area became the British colony of Gold Coast in 1874. In 1957 it was the first British colony to gain independence as a member of the Commonwealth, under the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah