The Lord's Move to Africa

Togo

The Lord’s Testimony

Updated February 19, 2020

No. of localities: 3
No. of saints in church life: 120
No. of saints attending the Table meeting: 108

Country Profile

Location: West Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana 
Geographical Size: land: 54,385 sq km, water: 2,400 sq km 
Climate: tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north 
Population: 8,176,449 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.61% (2018 est.) 
Languages: French (official, the language of commerce), Ewe and Mina (the two major African languages in the south), Kabye (sometimes spelled Kabiye) and Dagomba (the two major African languages in the north) 
Religion: Christian 43.7%, folk 35.6%, Muslim 14%, none 6.2%, Hindu, less than .1% , Buddhist, less than .1%, Jewish, less than .1% (2010 est.) 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Lome 
Economy: The economy depends heavily on both commercial and subsistence agriculture, Cocoa, coffee, and cotton and other agricultural products generate about 20% of export earnings. Togo is among the world's largest producers of phosphate which provide more than 20% of export earnings. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $12.97 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 36,111 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 6,219,981 (2017 est.) Internet users 877,310 (July 2016 est.)
Information and map From CIA