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Capital : Lomé
Language :  French
Currency :  CFA franc
Population : 7 143 000
Area : 56 785 km2

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Togo facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. Over 58 100 motor vehicles are registered in this country (8 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The top-level national domain is .tg . There are over 530 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular page with the extension .tg is: google.tg.

4. In this country there are more than 11 652 km of paved roads (0,02% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 8 airports, 2 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are more than 568 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Togolese Republic.

8. Political system – republic.


Geography in Togo

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1. The country is 5.6 times smaller than Poland.

2. The main rivers are Oti and Mono.

3. Togo borders with such countries as: Benin 644 km, Burkina Faso 126 km, Ghana 877 km.

4. The highest peak is Mont Agou, 1,026 m above sea level.

5. There is 37200 km2 of agricultural land in Togo (68% of the country’s area).

6. The highest city in the country is Sadomé.

7. 3460 km2 of the country’s area is covered by forests (6.4%)

57. The nearest capital in a straight line from Lomé is Porto-Novo (Benin) – 161 km.

58. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Lomé is Vaiaku (Tuvalu) – 19667 km.


Finance in Togo

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1. The minimum wage is 35,000 franc per month (data from 2012).

2. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

3. The level of inflation in 2018 is -0.1%.

4. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 5 311 000 000 (PLN 22 731 080 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 4,810,000,000 (PLN 20,586,800,000).

5. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of the year was 20.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 1,104,688,000 (PLN 4,728,064 640),
2018 year was 33.6 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 1,616 160,000 (PLN 6,917,166,800). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 232 (PLN 992).

6. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 984 400,000 .

7. The basis of the economy is agriculture.

8. The country has over $507,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0043% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Togo

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1. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

2. In this country, women can get married at the age of 17, and men at the age of 20.

3. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last for 53 days.

4. The last death penalty was carried out in 1978.


Education in Togo

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 70.

4. In a country that is 33.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 2 336 290 people).


Work in Togo

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1. The minimum wage is 35,000 franc per month (data from 2012).

2. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 1.8% .

3. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last for 53 days.

4. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Togo

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

2. The highest peak is Mont Agou, 1,026 m above sea level.

3. The highest city in the country is Sadomé.

4. The lowest temperature: 9.8 °C was measured in Palime.

5. The highest temperature: 43.4 °C was measured in Mango.


Society in Togo

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1. In Togo, an average person consumes about 2.3 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 49%, then wine – 27%, spirit – 2%, and other alcoholic beverages – 22%.

3. In 2013, 1,044 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

4. 37% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 2,580,000 people).

5. 74.5% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 70.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 21 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.5 children.

9. In this country, over 430,000 (2015) 899 956 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 13% of the population).

10. Around 280,000 (2015) 560,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 103 people / km².

12. The main religion is Animism, 38%.

13. The average age people living in this country is 19.6 years old.

14. In this country there are about:
2,897,000 people (40.56%) in the age range 0-14 years.
4 009 000 people (56.12%) in the age range 15-64 years.
237 100 people (3.32%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, about 244,000 children are born each year (3.4% of the population), and about 51,500 people die (0.7% of the population).

16. 10 people in 1000 have firearms.

17. 35% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 26 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 55.7 years (women – 57.1 years and men – 54.2 years).


Symbols of Togo

1. Motto of the country – “Work, Freedom, Homeland”.


History of Togo

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1. Independence from France was obtained on April 27, 1960.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1945.

3. The country joined the UN on September 20, 1960.


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What is the highest peak in Togo?

The highest peak in Togo is Mont Agou (986 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Togo?

The largest river is Mono.

answer: Marta


What is the largest lake in Togo?

The biggest lake is Lake Togo.

answer: Marta


What Togo has national colors?

National colors: green, yellow, red and white.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Togo?

Togo borders with such countries as: Benin 644 km, Burkina Faso 126 km, Ghana 877 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 19.6 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 35,000 local currency per month (data from 2012).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Togo?

The population density is 131 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Work, Freedom, Homeland”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 43.4 ° C was measured in Mango.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 9.8 ° C was measured in Palime.

answer: Marta