Togo TOGOLESE REPUBLIC

International Treaties
OAPI
Paris Convention
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Political unrest
P rivate and public sector strikes

Currency
West African Franc

Dialing Code
228

Internet Domain
.tg

Togo
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Compulsory for 6 years

Employment Majority
Mostly agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Reexports, cotton, phosphates, coffee, cocoa

Main Imports
Machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products

Main Industries
Phosphate mining, agricultural processing, cement; handicrafts, textiles, beverages

CULTURE

Languages
French

Population
6,6 million (2009 estimate)

Religion
Mostly indigenous beliefs

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Lomé

Climate
Tropical, sub-saharan

Neighbouring Countries
Ghana, Benin, Burkina Faso

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