Togo Economy

Togo Economy

Business Agricultural and mineral resources form the economic backbone of Togo. With a gross national income (GNI) of (2017) US $ 610 per resident, Togo is one of the low-income countries. The implementation of economic reforms – supported by the World Bank and the IMF – is showing the first positive results. After years of […]

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Togo Overview

Togo is located in West Africa and borders Ghana, Benin and Burkina Faso. The country also has a short coastal strip towards the Gulf of Guinea, where the capital Lomé is located. Capital: Lomé Biggest city: Lomé State: republic Language: French Religion: Christianity, indigenous religions, Islam Surface: 56 785 km² Population: 6.2 million (2013) Population […]

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The geography of Togo

Geography of Togo

Togo’s 56 km long coastal zone is narrow, low lying and consists of sandy beaches and lagoons. Within the lagoon coast is first a camp landscape (60-90 m asl), which further north gives way to a swampy plain landscape. To the northwest, the country ascends to a landscape of plateaus and low mountains. The bedrock […]

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Togo French-language Literature

Since Togo was a land where the Germans had fought for power against the French and English without taking into account the ancient African languages ​​and cultures, most natives who received education had fairly casual knowledge of European languages. Although several European languages ​​were used in Togo, French has become the dominant literary language. But […]

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Togo

Togo is a republic in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea. The country is one of Africa’s smallest and constitutes a 540 kilometer long corridor to the north from the 56 kilometer long coast. Togo borders in the west to Ghana, in the north to Burkina Faso, in the east to Benin and in […]

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