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Population numbers: 6.817 million
How many square miles: 21,925 square miles
Geography fast facts (uniqueness)
  • Togo is a tropical, sub-Saharan nation
  • It is highly dependent on agriculture, with a climate that provides good growing seasons.
  • Togo is one of the smallest countries in all of Africa.
  • The official language is French, with many other languages spoken in Togo, particularly those of the Gbe family.
  • The capital city of Togo is Lome.
  • Togo’s culture reflects the influences of its many ethnic groups, the largest and most influential of which are the Ewe, Mina, Tem, Tchamba and Kabre.
  • Football is the most popular sport.
  • Cocoa, coffee, cotton, tapioca, rice, millet, beans and corn are the main crops.
  • Limestone, marble and phosphates form constitute the mineral resources of Togo
  • Despite the influences of Christianity and Islam, over half of the people of Togo follow native animistic practices and beliefs.
Capital City: Lomé, with a population of 837,437, is the capital and largest city of Togo. Located on the Gulf of Guinea, Lomé is the country’s administrative and industrial center and its chief port. The city exports coffee, cocoa, copra, and palm kernels. 
Religion: According to The World Factbook, Togo is “Christian 29%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs 51%”. I assume “indigenous beliefs” means tribal animism.
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