What is the nationality of Togo?

What is the nationality of Togo?


Togolese Republic République togolaise (French)
Ethnic groups 99% Ewe, Kabye, Tem, Gourma, and 33 other African groups 1% European, Indian & Syro-Lebanese
Religion 43.7% Christianity 35.6% Traditional faiths 14.0% Islam 6.2% No religion 0.5% Others
Demonym(s) Togolese
Government Unitary dominant-party presidential republic

Is Togo a rich country?

The economy of Togo has struggled greatly. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranks it as the tenth poorest country in the world, with development undercut by political instability, lowered commodity prices, and external debts.

Is Togo part of Ghana?

In 1946 the two Togolands became United Nations trust territories. The British part was administered with the Gold Coast and became part of independent Ghana in 1957, but French Togoland remained administratively distinct from Dahomey (now Benin) and became independent as the Republic of Togo in 1960.

Is Togo a safe country?

Crime. Violent crime, theft and pick-pocketing are common throughout Togo and you should be especially cautious in Lomé along the beach and in the markets. Attacks occur during daylight as well as at night. You should avoid travelling alone where possible, even within Lomé city limits, especially at night.

How is Togo’s economy?

Togo has a mixed economy in which the private sector is emerging, but most of the population relies on traditional subsistence agriculture. Togo is a member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Did France colonize Togo?

French Colonization (1916-1960) French Togoland was a French colonial League of Nations mandate from 1916 to 1960 in French West Africa. In 1960 it became the independent Togolese Republic, and the present day nation of Togo.

How did British Togoland join Ghana?

The resolution recommended that the United Kingdom effect the union of Togoland (British) with Gold Coast upon the independence of Gold Coast. To achieve this, under the Ghana Independence Act 1957 the United Kingdom annexed British Togoland to form part of Her Majesty’s dominions comprising the dominion named Ghana.