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Locale Code: en-GH

The locale code represents English language in Ghana.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive en-GH locale data for Ghana
Country NameGhana
Country Name (Local)Ghana
Country Flag🇬🇭
Country Area238533 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)GH
Language NameEnglish
Language Name (Local)English
Language Code (ISO 639-1)en
RegionWestern Africa
Capital NameAccra
Capital Latitude5.55602
Capital Longitude-0.1969
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The currency used for the locale code en-GH is Ghana Cedi.

Currency information for Ghana and en-GH locale
Currency NameGhana Cedi
Currency Name (Local)Ghanaian cedi
Currency CodeGHS
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric936
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NamePesewas


Ghana has one timezone with UTC offset UTC.



Ghana shares borders with 3 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'en-GH' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, en_GH is a locale code for English language in Ghana. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.