Togo, Republika Togijska, République Togolaise
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French Togoland became Togo in 1960. General Gnassingbe EYADEMA, installed as military ruler in 1967, is Africa's longest-serving head of state. Despite the facade of multiparty elections that resulted in EYADEMA's victory in 1993, the government continues to be dominated by the military. In addition, Togo has come under fire from international organizations for human rights abuses and is plagued by political unrest. Most bilateral and multilateral aid to Togo remains frozen.

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1. Dependency status: NA

2. Government type: republic under transition to multiparty democratic rule

3. Location: Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana

4. Border Countries: Benin 644 km, Burkina Faso 126 km, Ghana 877 km

5. Climate: tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north

6. Terrain: gently rolling savanna in north; central hills; southern plateau; low coastal plain with extensive lagoons and marshes

7. Area: 56,785 km2

8. Capital: Lome

9. Administrative divisions: 5 regions (regions, singular - region); De La Kara, Des Plateaux, Des Savanes, Du Centre, Maritime

10. Population: 5,153,088 (July 2001 est.)

11. Languages: French (official and the language of commerce), Ewe and Mina (the two major African languages in the south), Kabye (sometimes spelled Kabiye) and Dagomba (the two major African languages in the north)

12. Religions: indigenous beliefs 59%, Christian 29%, Muslim 12%

13. Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States

14. Original language tekst: NA

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25. Intresting WEB's about Togo:

  • Lonely Planet's Togo - Country facts, destination guides, and online traveler resources
  • Republic of Togo - Official government page, available in English and French, provides an overview of its economy, political structure, and tourist industry
  • Togo - Explore the history and geography, look up tourist attractions, and get hotel information. Includes images and maps
  • University of Pennsylvania Togo Page - Collection of resources from the school's African Studies Center features maps, travel advisories and reviewed sites
  • Consular Information Sheet - Togo - Find travel updates from the US State Department. Includes visa requirements, details of Togo's medical care, and travel advice
  • Lome - City and Post Guide - World Ports' guide to the Togo capital includes news from the local shipping business and restaurant, hotel, entertainment, and club listings
  • Togo Globe - Togo News, World News from the WN Network
  • Togo Country Profile - From MBendi - profiles, searches, information and map
  • Weather Underground - Togo
  • Ethnologue: Togo - overview of spoken languages

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