Togo

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Togo

Presidential republic, independant since 1960

Region:
Western Africa
Area:
56,790 km²
Local name:
Togo
Capital:
Lomé
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Sunrise + Sunset
Climate
Tourism
Infrastructure + Transport
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Togo:

The countrywide time in Togo is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Togo.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 0 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

7,798,000
137.3
Ø 59.4 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 61.0 years
Birthrate:
34.0 ‰
Deathrate:
8.7 ‰
Males/Females:
49.8% : 50.2%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Togo 2017
The currency in Togo is West African Franc (XOF).
Status: 08/16/2018
1 US Dollar = 576.67 Francs
1000 Francs = 1.73 US Dollar

The climate in Togo

In Togo, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 29 and 37 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 40 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 21°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Ewe, Kabyé

mother tonguedistribution
Ewe23.2 %
Kabyé13.8 %
Watyi10.3 %
Ane5.7 %
Kotokoli5.7 %
Moba5.4 %
Naudemba4.1 %
Gurma3.4 %
other28.4 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Christs29.0%
Native religions51.0%
Muslims20.0%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:4,260.03 M €
Exportations:887.0 M €
Importations:1,778.3 M €
Tourism receipts:191.08 M €
Unemployment rate:1.8 %
Inflation rate:0.85 %
corruption index:32 (bad)
Energy consumption:1.2 bn kWh

Land use

3% Urban areas:1,663 km²
67% Agricultural areas:38,198 km²
3% Forest:1,882 km²
4% Water areas:2,400 km²
22% Others:12,647 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:11,652 km
Railways:568 km
Waterways:50 km
Airports:8

Most important cities in Togo

CityRegionPopulation
Lomé / CapitalMaritime837,000
SokodéCentrale118,000
KaraKara104,000
AtakpaméPlateaux81,000
KpaliméPlateaux75,000
BassarKara62,000
TséviéMaritime56,000
AnéhoMaritime48,000
Sansanné-MangoSavanes38,000
DapaongSavanes33,000
TchambaCentrale26,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:abolished in 2009



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