Togo

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INFORMATION

Capital: Lomé

Government: Presidential Republic

Current President: Faure Gnassingbé

Economy:

  • Suffers from anemic economic growth and depends heavily on both commercial and subsistence agriculture, which provides employment for a significant share of the labor force.
  • Among the world’s largest producers of phosphate.

Population: 8,608,444 (2020)

Land Size: 56,785 sq km (21,925 sq miles)

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Ewe
  • Mina
  • Kabre
  • European and Syrian-Lebanese: < 1%
Religions:

  • Christian: 29%
  • Muslim: 20%
  • African Indigenous Religions: 51%

Language(s):

  • French (official)
  • Ewe and Mina
  • Kabye
  • Dagomba

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RECENT NEWS

  • Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Lomé - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Togonews] Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with his counterpart in Togo on Tuesday as part of his three-leg Africa trip. Erdogan and Faure Gnassingbe met in Lome for a day of discussions.
  • Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Weah, Gnassingbe, and Kobore Discuss Such Sub-Regional Issues - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah has concluded a day-long official working visit to Lome, Togo at the invitation of his Togolese counterpart Foure Gnassingbe. President Roch Christian Kobore of Burkina Faso was also in Lome to participate in the event.
  • Thu - Oct 21, 2021: President Weah Returns Home From Official Visit to Togo - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Govt of Liberia] The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, safely returned home from the Republic of Togo, a day after he had departed the country for an official working visit
  • Wed - Oct 20, 2021: Pres. Weah Departs for Togo - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah has left the country for an official working visit to Lome, Togo, the Executive Mansion reports.
  • Wed - Oct 20, 2021: Pres. Departs the Country for Togo - AllAfrica News: Togo
    [Govt of Liberia] The President of Liberia, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, has left the country for an official working visit to Lome, Togo.