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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

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Togo Flag:
Flag of Togo

The flag of Togo was officially adopted on April 27, 1960. It features a white "Star of Hope" on a field of red, and the red of that field is said to represent the blood shed by countrymen during the internal struggle for independence.

Green is symbolic of the country's agricultural wealth, while yellow is symbolic of mineral wealth. the five horizontal stripes represent the five regions of Togo.

Larger Togo flag

Togo Coat of Arms:
Flag of Togo

The emblem of Togo, adopted March 14, 1962, is composed of two red lions (a symbol of bravery) each holding onto a bow and arrow that represents the call for citizens to be active in defense of freedom.

A golden shield bearing the letters RT (République Togolaise) rests between the lions, and the national motto is displayed on a ribbon above.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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