National Symbols of Togo

Togo is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Ghana, Benin, Burkina Faso, . The capital of Togo is Lome.

The official language is French and the West African CFA franc is the currency of the Togo. The domain is .tg and the country code is +228.

National day is celebrated on 27 Apr 1960. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Togo is no exception.

In Togo, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Togolese people. No Official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Togo. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Togolese symbol.

The country was founded by Sylvanus Olympio. The current president of Togo is Faure Gnassingbé and Victoire Tomegah Dogbé is the Prime Minister.

In Togo the power plugs and sockets are of type C. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Togolese national anthem was written by Alex Casimir-Dosseh and composed by Alex Casimir-Dosseh.

Country information

Former name(s) French Togoland
Official name(s) Togolese Republic
Alternative name(s) Togolese Republic (official, English), République togolaise (official, French)
Regional location Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana
Country name etymology "By the water" or "behind the sea", derived from Ewe to ("water") and go ("shore").
Climate Tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north
Terrain Gently rolling savanna in north; central hills; southern plateau; low coastal plain with extensive lagoons and marshes
Population 8,278,724
National Day 27 Apr 1960
Language(s) French
Religion Christianity, Traditional faiths, Islam
Country code +228
Literacy rate 63.7%
Currency West African CFA franc
Capital city Lome
Domain(TLD) .tg
Ethnicity Ewe, Kabye, Tem, Gourma
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Togolese
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 56,785 km2 (21,925 sq mi)
Timezone UTC (GMT)
Average elevation 236 m (774 ft)
Coastline 56 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Togo

Flag map of Togo

Motto of Togo

Travail, Liberté, Patrie - "Work, liberty, homeland"

National animal of Togo

The National animal of Togo is Lion

National Animal of Togo - Lion

National flower of Togo

The National flower of Togo is Rose. Botanical name is Rosa.

National flower of Togo - Rose

National bird of Togo

The National bird of Togo is Not Declared

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Togolese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

It is better to walk than curse the road.

A full stomach does not last overnight.

He who has diarrhea knows the direction of the door without being told.

The teeth of a man serve as a fence.

In the home of the coward, there is no funeral dirge.

In the world there is more madness than sanity.

A piece of wood that has been burned easily catches fire.

You flirt with a widow, but do you know how her husband died?

Feces are the food of flies.

The devil sups with the tax collector.

So not roast all your corn in the winter.

You can’t look into a bottle with both eyes at the same time.

Better the child weeps than your wife.

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