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Togo, officially the Togolese Republic is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east, and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, on which the capital Lomé is located.
With its daily sun and a summer temperature all year long, Togo offers sunbathing, sea bathing, and the cure of mountain at a temperature always between 24° and 30°C

Anthem: Salut à toi, pays de nos aïeux (French) "Hail to thee, land of our forefathers"
Motto: "Travail, Liberté, Patrie" (French) "Work, Liberty, Homeland"
Capital: Lomé
Official language: French
Vernacular languages: 42 in total, majority are Ewe in the South; Kabiyé in the North
Demonym: Togolese
Government: Republic
Legislature: National Assembly
Independence day: April 27, 1960
Area:Total 56,785 km2 (21,925 sq mi)
Population: 6.1 Million (estimation 2009)
Currency: CFA franc (XOF) pegged to the Euro
Administrative organization:
- 5 areas (maritime, Plateau, Central, Kara, Savane)
- 30 prefectures and sub-prefectures
Time zone: GMT (UTC+0)
Drives: on the right
ISO 3166 code: TG
Internet TLD: .tg
Calling code: +228
Official Website: www.republicoftogo.com


Source: Wikipedia and RepublicOfTogo.com