Togo's national flag
Region:West Africa
Population:8,278,724 (102th Rank)
Size:56,785 km² (126th Largest)
Density:152 per Km2
Currency:West African CFA franc
National flower:Rose 
National dish:Maize 

Quick Facts

Togo is a West African nation that shares borders with Ghana to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, and Benin to the east. It also has a narrow coastline along the Gulf of Guinea, offering access to the Atlantic Ocean.

The official language of Togo is French, but multiple indigenous languages are also spoken across the country. Ewe and Kabiye are among the most widely used native languages.

The economy of Togo is primarily agrarian, with agriculture contributing significantly to the country’s GDP. Key crops include coffee, cocoa, and cotton, which are also major exports.

Togo has a diverse cultural landscape that reflects its ethnic diversity. The country is home to over 40 different ethnic groups, each with its own unique traditions, languages, and practices.

The nation has faced numerous political challenges since gaining independence from France in 1960, including coups and periods of authoritarian rule. However, Togo has been taking steps towards democratic governance and political stability in recent years.

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