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Togolese Republic
République Togolaise (French)
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 the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Togo  (dark blue)

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
Recognised national languagesEwe • Kabiyé
Other languagesMina • Dagomba
Ethnic groups99% Ewe, Kabye, Tem, Gourma, and 33 other African groups
1% European, Syrio-Lebanese[2]
DemonymTogolese
GovernmentPresidentialrepublic
Faure Gnassingbé
Komi Sélom Klassou
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from France
27 April 1960
Area
• Total
56,785 km2 (21,925 sq mi) (123rd)
• Water (%)
4.2
Population
• 2017 estimate
7,965,055[2] (99th)
• 2010 census
5,337,000
• Density
125.9/km2 (326.1/sq mi) (93rde)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$12.433 billion[3] (150th)
• Per capita
$1,468[3]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$4.797 billion[3]
• Per capita
$621[3]
Gini (2011)46[4]
high
HDI (2015)Increase 0.487[5]
low · 166th
CurrencyWest African CFA franc (XOF)
Time zoneGMT(UTC+0)
Drives on theright
Calling code+228
ISO 3166 codeTG
Internet TLD.tg
  1. Such as Ewe, Mina and Aja.
  2. Largest are the Ewe, Mina, Kotokoli Tem and Kabre.
  3. Mostly European and Syrian-Lebanese.
  4. 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.
  5. Rankings based on 2017 figures (CIA World Factbook – Togo)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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