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Brief Facts About Togo


Togo is a West African nation on the Gulf of Guinea known for its palm-lined beaches and hilltop villages.

Capital: Lomé
Official language: French

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  • Togo is a country in West Africa.
  • The official name of the country is the Togolese Republic.
  • It is bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.
  • The official language is French.
  • Togo has 29% Christians, 20% Muslims and 51% indigenous people.
  • As of 1 January 2017, the population of Togo was estimated to be 7,599,721 people.
  • It is the 123rd largest country in the world in terms of land area with 56,785 square kilometers (21,925 square miles).
  • Togo is a tropical, sub-Saharan nation, highly dependent on agriculture, with a climate that provides good growing seasons. Togo is one of the smallest countries in all of Africa.
  • The highest mountain of the country is the Mont Agou at 986 meters (3,235 feet) above sea level.
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