Togo flag information
Description flag of Togo
five equal horizontal bands of green (top and bottom) alternating with yellow; a white five-pointed star on a red square is in the upper hoist-side corner; uses the popular pan-African colors of Ethiopia
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Official country name
Republique togolaise (long)
Togolese (singular and plural) (noun) 0 (adjective)
French (official and 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)
republic under transition to multiparty democratic rule
5,858,673 ranked 109, (data 2008)
the country's length allows it to stretch through six distinct geographic regions; climate varies from tropical to savanna. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 56 km.
1,647km, Benin 644 km, Burkina Faso 126 km, Ghana 877 km.
5 regions (regions, singular - region); Centrale, Kara, Maritime, Plateaux, Savanes
27 April 1960 (from French-administered UN trusteeship)