Key: 800  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 9
Issued: 3024 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 238,537 sq.km; Population - 19,894,000; Capital - Accra
A Republic, located on the west coast of Africa between the Ivory Coast and
Togo. Agriculture and mineral mining are economically most important.
Formerly GOLD COAST, independent from March 6th, 1957. A republic within the
British Commonwealth (see GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)) since July 1st, 1960.
First stamps issued in 1957. Several indirect UPU memberships, direct as Ghana
since October 10th, 1957. Annual output about 170.
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Inscriptions
GHANA
GHANA etc... overprinted on stamps of Gold Coast

Index
   GHANA

      Independent State 1957-
      Republic 1960-
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Pesewas = 1 Cedi (1965, 1972)
100 New Pesewas = 1 New Cedi (1967)
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Related Countries

GOLD COAST
Gold Coast

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)