The Republic of Togo is located in Western Africa is encompassed by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east, and Burkina Faso to the north. At approximately 57,000 square kilometers Togo is one of the smallest countries in Africa. The sub-Saharan country is essentially dedicated to its main economic activity, agriculture. Although the primary language is French, many other cultural dialects can be found within various regions of the country.

General Information
Official Name: 
Togolese Republic, République Togolaise
Capitol: 
Lomé
Population: 
6,998,000
Languages: 
French, Ewé, Kabiyé, Mina
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
56,785
Year of UN Membership: 
1960
Year of Present State Formation: 
1960
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$4.903 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$1,136 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
5.50 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.47
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Least Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
African Group
Islamic Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AfDB: African Development Bank
AU: African Union
ECOWAS: Economic Community of West African States
EITI: Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
Entente
FZ: Franc Zone
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IDB: Islamic Development Bank
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
OIC: Organization of Islamic Cooperation
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
WADB: West African Development Bank
WAEMU: West African Economic and Monetary Union
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
MINUSMA: Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali
UNMIL: United Nations Mission in Liberia
UNOCI: United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
112 East 40th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 490-3455/3456
(212) 983-6684
contact@untogo.org

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