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Togo

Togo
  • Capital

    Capital

    Lome

  • Local time

    Local time

    9:27

  • Population

    Population

    7.18 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +228

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XOF (franc)

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Togo

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  • Capital

    Capital

    Lome

  • Local time

    Local time

    9:27

  • Population

    Population

    7.18 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +228

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XOF (franc)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.25 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 168mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    56 785 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    25%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    4%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    70%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    475 185

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    native African - 99 %
    European and Syrian-Lebanese - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    indigenous - 51 %
    Christian - 29 %
    Islam - 20 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    63.7%

  • Languages

    Languages

    French
    Ewe and Mina

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    9 300

  • Murders

    Murders

    9 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    1.9 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    4.8%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    345%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    52 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    2.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    phosphate mining, agricultural processing, cement, handicrafts, textiles, beverages

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coffee, cocoa, cotton, yams, cassava (manioc), corn, beans, rice, millet

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    phosphates, limestone, marble, arable land

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    20%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    phosphates, limestone, marble, arable land

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    72%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    2 622kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    156 (Best=1, Worst=200)

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What not to do when visiting Togo

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t show off with expensive clothes or jewellery in public - keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

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Don’t show love affection in public - women and men typically don’t touch each other in public, even if they are married.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Togo has 84 forest reserves.

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Business & Communication

Don’t ignore the risk of occasional piracy in Togolese waters and neighbouring countries - there have been incidents of piracy and robbery against vessels. Mariners should take appropriate precautions.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be shy to use direct communication style - Togolese tend to be direct and say what they think too.

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Business & Communication

Don’t eat or hand things over with the left hand, nor point to someone with the left hand - it’s a dirty hand. Use the right hand or both.

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Don’t forget the rainy season takes place between April and November.

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