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Ghana

Capital: Accra
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Lower middle income
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Land area (km2): 227,540 (2007)
 
Population (people): 22,528,041 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 99.01 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.6% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 60 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 54 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $2,539.99 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 4.3% (2007)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Afram Headwaters 40768 40768 212 Not Reported
Ambalalai 303944 303944 124 Not Reported
Anhwiaso East 40846 40846 335 Not Reported
Ankasa River 40826 40826 326 Not Reported
Ankwai East 303940 303940 249 Not Reported
Anlo-Keta lagoon complex 67970 67970 694 Not Reported
Assin Attandaso 40699 40699 143 Not Reported
Asukese 40749 40749 262 Not Reported
Atewa Range 40878 40878 211 Not Reported
Awura 40773 40773 147 Not Reported
Bandai Hills 40862 40862 175 Not Reported
Bia 5150 5150 309 VI
Bia 672 672 309 II
Bia Tano 40752 40752 211 Not Reported
Bia Tano Blk 1 303952 303952 121 Not Reported
Bia Tawya 40811 40811 543 Not Reported
Bia Trans 303960 303960 118 Not Reported
Bia Tributaries North 40812 40812 358 Not Reported
Boabeng-Fiema 26462 26462 152 IV
Bodi 40814 40814 186 Not Reported
Boin River 40835 40835 305 Not Reported
Boin Tano 40834 40834 122 Not Reported
Bomfoum 40864 40864 217 Not Reported
Bonsa Ben 40850 40850 145 Not Reported
Bonsa River 40827 40827 122 Not Reported
Bonsam Bepo 40754 40754 118 Not Reported
Bosomkese 40755 40755 152 Not Reported
Bosomoa 40871 40871 141 Not Reported
Bowiye Range 40856 40856 142 Not Reported
Bui 671 671 1885 II
Buru 40887 40887 221 Not Reported
Chai River 26507 26507 175 Not Reported
Dadieso 40840 40840 150 Not Reported
Daka Headwaters 26442 26442 133 Not Reported
Desiri 40756 40756 127 Not Reported
Digya 670 670 2771 II
Draw River 40829 40829 194 Not Reported
Esukawkaw 40782 40782 124 Not Reported
Fum Headwaters 40678 40678 227 Not Reported
Fure River 40838 40838 140 Not Reported
Gambaga East 26443 26443 335 Not Reported
Gambaga West I 26444 26444 158 Not Reported
Gbele 5153 5153 540 VI
Kakum 26460 26460 175 II
Kani kani 303951 303951 606 Not Reported
Kogyae 1543 1543 336 Ia
Krokosua Hills FoR* 33145 33145 483 Not Reported
Kumbo 26446 26446 168 Not Reported
Kyabobo 68788 68788 219 Not Reported
Laboni 303959 303959 258 Not Reported
Lambo 26564 26564 128 Not Reported
Manzan 40816 40816 277 Not Reported
Marago River 26447 26447 115 Not Reported
Mawbia 26524 26524 124 Not Reported
Mole 669 669 4494 II
Mpameso 40758 40758 373 Not Reported
Muro 40817 40817 539 Not Reported
Nasia Tributaries 26448 26448 283 Not Reported
Neung South 40832 40832 120 Not Reported
Nini-Suhien 5173 5173 512 II
Oda River 40685 40685 152 Not Reported
Opro River 40780 40780 129 Not Reported
Pamu Berekum 40759 40759 176 Not Reported
Pra Anum 40809 40809 106 Not Reported
Pra Suhyien Blk II 40739 40739 141 Not Reported
Red Volta East 26501 26501 229 Not Reported
Red Volta West 26544 26544 330 Not Reported
Sephe 303947 303947 373 Not Reported
Sissili Central 26546 26546 160 Not Reported
Southern Scarp 40788 40788 249 Not Reported
Subin 40760 40760 208 Not Reported
Subri River 303961 303961 559 Not Reported
Subuma 40818 40818 359 Not Reported
Sui River 40820 40820 266 Not Reported
Sukusuki 40821 40821 145 Not Reported
Tain Tributaries II 40875 40875 451 Not Reported
Tanja 303946 303946 100 Not Reported
Tano Anwia 40842 40842 141 Not Reported
Tano Ehuro 40822 40822 208 Not Reported
Tano Nimri or Tano Nimiri 40843 40843 190 Not Reported
Tano Ofin 40764 40764 376 Not Reported
Tinte Bepo 40765 40765 114 Not Reported
Togo Plateau 26515 26515 123 Not Reported
Tonton 40858 40858 149 Not Reported
Upper Wassaw 40859 40859 110 Not Reported
Wiaga Kandema 26552 26552 126 Not Reported
Worobong Kwahu 40790 40790 114 Not Reported
Yakombo 26558 26558 1077 Not Reported
Yerada 26559 26559 651 Not Reported
Yoyo River 40844 40844 211 Not Reported
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