Things to Know
Republic of Ghana
Ghana lies on the west coast of Africa.
Languages: English (official), African languages (Ga, Ewe, Fante,
Hausa, Twi, Akan, Konkomba, Dagbani, Gonja)
Cocoa is Ghana's largest export. The cocoa beans are used to make chocolate.
a cocoa plantation.
Ghana was known as the center of the gold, ivory, and slave trade during the 17th and 18th centuries
Ashanti empire, which rose
to power during the late seventeenth century.
Tropical-hot and humid.
Volta is Ghana's largest artificial
Southern Ghana is covered with dense rain forest, partially cleared
to plant cocoa, coffee, banana, and oil palm trees. Wide savannahs
extend to the North. The subsoil is rich in gold, diamonds,
manganese, and bauxite.
The three main types of forest in Finland are pine, spruce and birch
fufu balls and oto recipes.
Ghana is famous for its weavers of Kente cloth; an Asante ceremonial
to some traditional Ghanaian music.
geometric shapes to design your own Kente Cloth strips.
Create your own Adinkra
the Spider Stories
Why Anansi Has Eight Thin Legs
Anansi And Turtle
own Anansi the Spider
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti
Activity-Create A Special Name
Ghana Flag and bookmark color pages
Virtual Field Trip-Journey
with Care to Ghana.