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Where is Togo?

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Located in the continent of Africa, Togo covers 54,385 square kilometers of land and 2,400 square kilometers of water, making it the 127th largest nation in the world with a total area of 56,785 square kilometers.

Togo became an independent state in 1960, after gaining its sovereignty from France. The population of Togo is 6,961,049 (2012) and the nation has a density of 128 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Togo is the CFA Franc BCEAO (XOF). As well, the people of Togo are refered to as Togolese.

The dialing code for the country is 229 and the top level internet domain for Togolese sites is .tg.

Togo shares land borders with 3 countries: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin.

To learn more, visit our detailed Togo section.

Quick facts

Population 6,961,049
Density 128.0 / km2 ( 331.5 / mi2 )
Language French
Independence Year 1960
Capital Lome (Maritime)
Currency CFA Franc BCEAO
GDP 4,518,443,907 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 649 (2014 data)
Land Area 54,385 km2 (20,998 mi2)
Water Area 2,400 km2 (927 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin
Minimum Longitude -0.150
Maximum Longitude 1.800
Mininum Latitude 6.100
Maximum Latitude 11.150

What is the capital of Togo?

map showing the location of Togo
Location of Lome on a map.

Lome is the capital city of Togo. It has a population of 749,700, and is located on a latitue of 6.14 and longitude of 1.21.

Lome is also the political center of Togo, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Lome, the Capital Of Togo

City Lome
Country Togo
Population 749,700
Longitude 1.21227000
Latitude 6.13748000
Elevation 6 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.