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Togo Facts

Togo's Information

Flag of Togo
Land Area 54,385 km2
Water Area 2,400 km2
Total Area 56,785km2 (#123)
Population 7,756,937 (#99)
Population Density 142.63/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $11.61 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,500
Currency Franc (XOF)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Togo
    (long form) Togolese Republic
  • Capital City: Lomé (837,437 pop.)
    (1,570,283 metro)
  • Togo Population: 7,154,237 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Central African CFA franc
    (conversion rates)

    Central African franc
    1000 Central African CFA francs
  • Ethnicity: African (37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabre) 99%, European and Syrian-Lebanese less than 1%
  • GDP total: $7.024 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $1,100 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: French (official and the language of commerce), Ewe and Mina (the two major African languages in the south), Kabye (sometimes spelled Kabiye) and Dagomba (the two major African languages in the north)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Lomé, Sokodé, Kara, Kpalimé, Atakpamé
  • Name: From the Ewe to (meaning 'water') and go (meaning 'shore')
  • National Day: April 27
  • Religion: Christian 29%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs 51%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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