Ghana, formerly Gold Coast
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The Republic of Ghana in West Africa borders Côte d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. Trade with European states flourished under the Portuguese in the 15th century and the British, who established a crown colony, Gold Coast, in 1874. The Gold Coast achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957.
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