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Togo History and Politics

Togo History and Politics

Prehistoric time to the Middle Ages Where the state of Togo is today, people lived as early as the Stone Age, first as hunters and gatherers, later as settled farmers. From the 15th century on, tribes who came to this area settled here. These tribes include the Ewe and Yoruba, who immigrated from the east (today Benin and Nigeria) and whose peoples still live in Togo today. Other tribes such as the Mina and Fanti immigrated from the west. Beginning…

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Togo Guide

Togo Guide

Togo – country information Country name Togo Official name Republic of Togo Capital Broken Continent Africa Area 56,785 km2 Population 6,191,155 (2010) Foundation of a state 4/27/1960 The highest mountains Pic Baumann 986 m Longest rivers Mono 400 km State system a military regime with a transitional legislature The biggest cities Lomé (capital) 700,000, Sokodé 70,000 Official language French Ethnicity/National Composition Ewe-Aja 44%, Tem-Kabr 27%, Gurm 16%, Kebu-Akpos 3.5%, Yoruba 3%, others 6.5% Religious affiliation traditional faith 58%, Roman Catholic…

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