Togo in Brief

Togo in Brief

Located on the Gulf of Guinea, with a frontage on the Atlantic Ocean to the south, Togo borders on Benin to the east; Ghana to the west and Burkina Faso to the north.

Considered one of the smallest French-speaking African states, Togo stretches 600 km from north to south with a width not exceeding 100 km and a seafront of 50 km.

With an 85% literacy rate and a young population, Togo offers businesses significant human capital for the development of their activities.

In terms of the business climate, Togo is 1st in the West Africa region in the Doing Business 2020 ranking and 1st world performer in attracting FDI compared to its size according to the "Greenfield FDI performance" index in 2019.

Togo in Brief

Togo is the only country on the West African coast that has a natural deep-water port with a draft of 16.6m. With state-of-the-art infrastructure and international standards, it serves the landlocked countries of the sub-region (Mali, Niger, Burkina-Faso).
and the presence of the ASKY airline hub,
Togo gives direct access
to the main West and Central African capitals
in a few hours.
The road infrastructure has undergone significant
modernization. Abidjan-Lagos and Lomé-Ouagadougou 
logistics corridor construction projects were also launched.
On this day, the country has three road corridors,
the main one of which is national road number 1.
Area   56,785 km²
Population 8 million inhabitants
Form of State Constitutional republic
President Faure GNASSINGBE
Prime Minister Victory TOMEGAH DOGBE
April 27, 1960
 Capital city Lome
Main cities Atakpamé, Kpalimé, Sokodé, Kara and Dapaong
Religions practiced Christianity, Islam and Animism
Official language French

Franc CFA

1 EURO = 655.957 CFA Franc

Togo is subdivided into 5 administrative regions    
Region Chief town Surface area
Maritime  Tsévié  6,100 km²
Plateaux  Atakpamé  16,975 km²
Central Region Sokodé  13,517 km²
Kara Kara  11,538 km²
Savanes  Dapaong  8,470 km²