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Togolese Republic
République Togolaise
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Travail, Liberté, Patrie"[1] (French)
"Work, Liberty, Homeland"
Anthem: Salut à toi, pays de nos aïeux  (French)
"Hail to thee, land of our forefathers"
Location of  Togo  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Togo  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
Lomé
6°7′N1°13′E / 6.117°N 1.217°E / 6.117; 1.217
Official languagesFrench
Vernacular
languages
Ethnic groupsEwe, Kabye, Tem, Gourma
  • 99% African (37 tribes) b
  • 1% othersc
DemonymTogolese
GovernmentPresidentialrepublic
 - PresidentFaure Gnassingbé
 - Prime MinisterKomi Sélom Klassou
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 - from France27 April 1960 
Area
 - Total56,785 km2 (125th)
21,925 sq mi
 - Water (%)4.2
Population
 - 2013 estimate7,154,237[2][3] (101st)
 - 2010 census5,337,000
 - Density125.9/km2 (93rde)
243/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
 - Total$6.910 billion[4] (150th)
 - Per capita$1,096[4]
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
 - Total$3.685 billion[4]
 - Per capita$584[4]
Gini (2011)39.3[5]
medium
HDI (2013)Increase 0.473[6]
low ·166th
CurrencyCFA franc (XOF)
Time zoneGMT(UTC+0)
Drives on theright
Calling code+228
ISO 3166 codeTG
Internet TLD.tg
a.Such as Ewe, Mina and Aja.
b.Largest are the Ewe, Mina, Kotokoli Tem and Kabre.
c.Mostly European and Syrian-Lebanese.
d.Estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected.
e.Rankings based on 2005 figures (CIA World Factbook – Togo)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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