Togo

Togolese Republic
République Togolaise (French)
Coat o airms o Togo
Coat o airms
Motto: "Travail, Liberté, Patrie"[1] (French)
"Work, Liberty, Homeland"
Anthem: Salut à toi, pays de nos aïeux  (French)
"Hail tae thee, laund o oor forefaithers"
Togo  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

Caipital
an lairgest ceety
Lomé
6°7′N 1°13′E / 6°7′N 1°13′E / 6.117; 1.217
Offeecial leidsFrench
Recognised naitional leidsEwe • Kabiyé
Ither leidsMina • Dagomba
Ethnic groups99% Ewe, Kabye, Tem, Gourma, an 33 ither African groups
1% European, Sirio-Lebanese[2]
DemonymTogolese
GovrenmentUnitar dominant-pairty presidential republic
• Preses
Faure Gnassingbé
• Prime Meenister
Komi Sélom Klassou
LegislaturNaitional Assemmly
Unthirldom
• frae Fraunce
27 Apryle 1960
Aurie
• Tot
56,785 km2 (21,925 sq mi) (123rd)
• Watter (%)
4.2
Population
• 2017 estimate
7,965,055[2] (99t)
• 2010 census
5,337,000
• Density
125.9/km2 (326.1/sq mi) (93rde)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$12.433 billion[3] (150t)
• Per capita
$1,468[3]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$4.797 billion[3]
• Per capita
$621[3]
Gini (2011)46[4]
heich
HDI (2015)Increase 0.487[5]
law · 166t
SillerWast African CFA franc (XOF)
Time zoneGMT (UTC+0)
Drives on theright
Cawin code+228
ISO 3166 codeTG
Internet TLD.tg
  1. Siv as Ewe, Mina an Aja.
  2. Lairgest are the Ewe, Mina, Kotokoli Tem an )

Togo (/ˈtoʊɡoʊ/ ( listen)), kent offeecially as the Togolese Republic, , is a kintra in wast Africae bordered bi Ghana tae the west, Benin tae the east an Burkina Faso tae the north. It extends sooth tae the Gulf o Guinea, on which the caipital Lomé is locatit. Togo covers an aurie o approximately 57000 km2 (22,000 sq mi) wi a population o approximately 6.7 million. Togo is a tropical, sub-Saharan naition, heichlie dependent on agricultur, wi a climate that provides guid growin saisons. While the offeecial leid is French, there are mony ither leids spoken in Togo, particularly those o the Gbe family. The lairgest releegious group in Togo are those wi indigenous beliefs, but there are significant Christian an Muslim minorities. Togo is a member o the Unitit Naitions, African Union, Organisation o the Islamic Conference, Sooth Atlantic Peace an Cooperation Zone, La Francophonie an Economic Community o Wast African States.

Frae the 11t tae the 16t century, various tribes entered the region frae aw directions. Frae the 16t century tae the 18t century, the coastal region wis a major tradin centre for Europeans in search o slaves, earnin Togo an the surroondin region the name "The Slave Coast". In 1884, Germany declared Togoland a protectorate. Efter Warld War I, rule ower Togo wis transferred tae Fraunce. Togo gained its independence frae Fraunce in 1960.[6] In 1967, Gnassingbé Eyadéma led a successful military coup, efter which he became preses. At the time o his daith in 2005, Eyadéma wis the langest-servin leader in modren African history, efter haein been preses for 38 years.[7] In 2005, his son Faure Gnassingbé wis electit preses.

  • references

References

  1. "Constitution of Togo". 2002. Archived frae the oreeginal on 14 February 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Togo". CIA World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 26 October 2017. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Togo". International Monetary Fund. 
  4. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  5. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2017. 
  6. According to the CIA world fact book on Togo: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/to.html
  7. "Obituary: Gnassingbe Eyadema". (2005, February 5). BBC News. Retrieved May 22, 2007.
Other Languages
Acèh: Togo
адыгабзэ: Того
Afrikaans: Togo
Akan: Togo
Alemannisch: Togo
አማርኛ: ቶጎ
aragonés: Togo
العربية: توغو
مصرى: توجو
asturianu: Togu
azərbaycanca: Toqo
تۆرکجه: توقو
башҡортса: Того
žemaitėška: Togs
Bikol Central: Togo
беларуская: Тога
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Тога
български: Того
भोजपुरी: टोगो
Bahasa Banjar: Togo
bamanankan: Togo
বাংলা: টোগো
བོད་ཡིག: ཊོ་གོ
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: টোগো
brezhoneg: Togo
bosanski: Togo
буряад: Того
català: Togo
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Togo
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Togo
нохчийн: Того
Cebuano: Togo
کوردی: تۆگۆ
qırımtatarca: Togo
čeština: Togo
Чӑвашла: Того
Cymraeg: Togo
dansk: Togo
Deutsch: Togo
Zazaki: Togo
dolnoserbski: Togo
डोटेली: टोगो
ދިވެހިބަސް: ޓޯގޯ
eʋegbe: Togo
Ελληνικά: Τόγκο
English: Togo
Esperanto: Togolando
español: Togo
eesti: Togo
euskara: Togo
estremeñu: Togu
فارسی: توگو
Fulfulde: Togo
suomi: Togo
Võro: Togo
føroyskt: Togo
français: Togo
arpetan: Togô
Nordfriisk: Toogo
Frysk: Togo
Gaeilge: Tóga
Gagauz: Togo
Gàidhlig: Tògo
galego: Togo
ગુજરાતી: ટોગો
Gaelg: Yn Togo
Hausa: Togo
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Togo
עברית: טוגו
हिन्दी: टोगो
Fiji Hindi: Togo
hrvatski: Togo
hornjoserbsce: Togo
Kreyòl ayisyen: Togo
magyar: Togo
Հայերեն: Տոգո
Bahasa Indonesia: Togo
Interlingue: Togo
Igbo: Togo
Ilokano: Togo
Ido: Togo
íslenska: Tógó
italiano: Togo
日本語: トーゴ
Patois: Tuogo
Basa Jawa: Togo
ქართული: ტოგო
Qaraqalpaqsha: Togo
Taqbaylit: Ṭugu
Kabɩyɛ: Togo
Kongo: Togo
қазақша: Того
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಟೊಗೊ
한국어: 토고
kurdî: Togo
kernowek: Togo
Кыргызча: Того
Latina: Togum
Ladino: Togo
Lëtzebuergesch: Togo
Lingua Franca Nova: Togo
Luganda: Togo
Limburgs: Togo
Ligure: Tògo
lumbaart: Togo
lingála: Togo
lietuvių: Togas
latviešu: Togo
Malagasy: Togo
македонски: Того
മലയാളം: ടോഗോ
монгол: Того
मराठी: टोगो
кырык мары: Того
Bahasa Melayu: Togo
Malti: Togo
မြန်မာဘာသာ: တိုဂိုနိုင်ငံ
مازِرونی: توگو
Dorerin Naoero: Togo
Nāhuatl: Togo
Plattdüütsch: Togo
Nedersaksies: Togo
नेपाली: टोगो
नेपाल भाषा: टोगो
Nederlands: Togo
norsk nynorsk: Togo
norsk: Togo
Novial: Togo
Sesotho sa Leboa: Togo
occitan: Tògo
Livvinkarjala: Togo
Oromoo: Toogoo
Ирон: Того
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਟੋਗੋ
Kapampangan: Togo
Papiamentu: Togo
पालि: टोगो
Norfuk / Pitkern: Togo
polski: Togo
Piemontèis: Tògo
پنجابی: ٹوگو
português: Togo
Runa Simi: Tugu
rumantsch: Togo
română: Togo
русский: Того
Kinyarwanda: Togo
संस्कृतम्: टोगो
саха тыла: Того
sardu: Togo
sicilianu: Togu
سنڌي: ٽوگو
davvisámegiella: Togo
Sängö: Togö
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Togo
සිංහල: ටෝගෝ
Simple English: Togo
slovenčina: Togo
slovenščina: Togo
chiShona: Togo
Soomaaliga: Togo
shqip: Togo
српски / srpski: Того
SiSwati: IThogo
Sesotho: Togo
Seeltersk: Togo
Basa Sunda: Togo
svenska: Togo
Kiswahili: Togo
ślůnski: Togo
தமிழ்: டோகோ
тоҷикӣ: Того
ትግርኛ: ቶጎ
Türkmençe: Togo
Tagalog: Togo
Türkçe: Togo
Xitsonga: Togo
татарча/tatarça: Того
Twi: Togo
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: توگو
українська: Того
اردو: ٹوگو
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Togo
vèneto: Togo
vepsän kel’: Togo
Tiếng Việt: Togo
Volapük: Togoän
Winaray: Togo
Wolof: Togóo
吴语: 多哥
хальмг: Того Орн
მარგალური: ტოგო
ייִדיש: טאגא
Yorùbá: Tógò
中文: 多哥
文言: 多哥
Bân-lâm-gú: Togo
粵語: 多哥
isiZulu: ITogo