Togo Quick Facts

Togolese Republic

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Capital: Lome
Area: 114,763 km2
Land Borders with:, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Benin
Population: 7,965,055
Area: 56,785 km2
Official Language: French
Anthem: Terre de nos aïeux (land of our ancestors)
Climate: Tropical
Terrain: Savannah and woodland plateau  
Currency: West African CFA Franc  
Main Religion; Christian 48%, 33% traditional animists, 28%  Roman Catholic, 14%  Sunni Muslim,
Government:  Unitary dominant-party presidential republic
President:  Faure Gnassingbé
Prime Minister; Komi Sélom Klassou
Colonized by: France
Independence: 26th April 1960
Literary Rate: 63.75
International dialing code: +228
Largest:: Togo is the 123rd largest country in the world
National dish: Fufu  Ball of cassava served with soup.