Where is Togo?

Togo is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 8.619543 and longitude 0.824782 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 8° 37' 10.35'' N
  • 0° 49' 29.22'' E

You can see the location of Togo on the world map below:

Togo Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Togo (TG) are:

  1. Benin (BJ)
  2. Burkina Faso (BF)
  3. Ghana (GH)

Maritime Borders

Togo bordres with the Gulf of Guinea.

Pin showing Togo on a map

Togo Related Content

Togo Key Facts

CountryTogo
CoordinatesLatitude: 8.619543
Longitude: 0.824782
Country CodesAlpha 2: TG
Alpha 3: TGO
Country Flag Emoji🇹🇬
Int. Phone Prefix+228
Capital cityLomé
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Northern Africa
Country Area56,785 sq km
Population 20218,478,242
World Rank: 100
Median Age18.7
Life expectancy61.6
Major languagesFrench (official, 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)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC±00:00
Internet TLD.tg
Biggest AirportLomé-Tokoin Airport (LFW)
Average temperature27.15 °C
80.87 °F
Administrative Divisions5 regions
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Togo Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLow income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyCFA Franc (XOF)
GDP in 2020$7.6 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 150
GDP per capita in 2020$915
World Rank: 172
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, Belgium, India, France, United States
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, Burkina Faso, Belgium, Benin, India

Biggest Cities in Togo

Here are the largest cities in Togo based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Lome 837,437
Sokode 113,000
Kpalime 100,479
Atakpame 80,683
Sansanne-Mango 42,626
Bassar 23,181
Sotouboua 21,054

Map of Togo with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region