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Ghanaian cedi (GHC) is the currency in Ghana

Facts about Ghanaian cedi

  • Country:
    Ghana
  • Currency:
    Ghanaian cedi
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    GHC
  • Short for the currency:
    C
  • Currency subunits:
    100 pesewas

The cedi is the currency of Ghana introduced in 1965 replacing the pound. The name cedi is derived from a word meaning cowry shell, which was used as currency before.

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Ghana is a country in West Africa with borders to Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso and Togo. Ghana has a coastal line to the Gulf of Guinea in the south. The income is mainly from export of gold, cocoa and lumber.

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