Togo

Togo is located in Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana.

Population (2014 est) – 7,351,374
Area – 35,290mi
Capital – Lome

Ethnic Background 

  • African (37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabre) - 99%
  • European and Syrian-Lebanese - less than 1%

Exports – re-exports, cotton, phosphates, coffee, cocoa
Imports - machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 61, F 67
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 46.73 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 39.6%

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