Togolese Republic is located in the south of the African continent, with a population of 6,961,049, making it the 101st
largest national population. Its capital and largest city is
Lome with a total population of 837,437. The country encompasses
56,785 square kilometers making it the 12
6th largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with Burkina Faso, Benin,
Atlantic Ocean and Ghana.

President Faure Gnassingbe is recognized as the Chief of State and achieves that status through popular vote and holds that
position for five years. Prime Minister Kwesi A
hoomey-Zunu is recognized as the Head of Government and achieves that
status through appointment by the president and holds that position five years. Its form of government is a republic under
transition to multiple democratic rule and they celebrate the creation of their constitution on 27th of September 1992.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are French, Ewe, Mina, Kabye and Dagomba. It counts among its major
religions Christian, Muslim and indigenous beliefs. As sources of mass communication it has 2 AM, 9 FM, 4 Short Wave
and 3 Television stations.

Major geographical features are Mont Agou, its highest point at 986 meters and Atlantic Ocean, its lowest point at 0 meters.
Its principal waterway is Mono River, which measures 50 kilometers.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are phosphate mining, agricultural
processing, cement, handicrafts, textiles and beverages. Its official currency is Communaute Financiere Africaine franc.

Here’s something you may not know about Togo. The country's length allows it to stretch through six distinct geographic
A sea of Togolese
children in Soutouboua
Togolese beach on the
Atlantic Ocean- Togo's
lowest point
Lome- Togo's capital
and largest city
Mont Agou- Togo's
highest point
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Adult Prevalence Rate:

People Living with HIV/AIDS:

HIV/AIDS Deaths:
3.2% (2009 est.)


Mono River- Togo's
principal waterway
Elephant in Keran
National Park
Fu Fu- a traditional
dish of yams and
Togolese mother and
child in traditional dress
Aneho- Togo's
easternmost point on
the border with Benin
Bassar in the mountains
of Togo
Beach near Lome-
Togo's southernmost
point on the border
with Ghana
Village of Kpalime
Le Lac Barrage
Northeast Togo- the
northernmost point of
Togo on the border
with Ghana
Cascades near
Dapaong- Togo's
northernmost point on
the border with Burkina
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