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Holidays & Observances in Ghana

Ghana is a country in West Africa. It has a growing economy with quickly advancing technology and a detailed plan for future development. It is made up of many different tribes with different beliefs and over a hundred different languages. Christianity is the predominant religion, and due to its large population, Ghana has the largest Christian population in Africa. It also has a significant amount of Muslims and people who practice indigenous beliefs with multiple deities. Holidays, especially religious ones, are often celebrated differently in different communities.


Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Observance Type Religion/Belief
Christmas Eve Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
New Year's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Ghana Independence Day Public
International Women's Day Popular & Widely Observed
Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity