Ghana, a West African nation, lies on the Gulf of Guinea and is surrounded by the Ivory Coast, Burkino Faso and Togo. Ghana have been a regular force in the Commonwealth Games since 1954, missing only the 1986 Games in Edinburgh.
- The Republic of Ghana was formerly known as the Gold Coast.
- Ghana became a member of the Commonwealth in 1957.
- Only at their debut Games in 1954 and at the 1982 event in Brisbane have they failed to win any medals.
- At the 1966 Games in Jamacia, Ghana had their biggest haul of medals with five golds.
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