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Togo

Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east, and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, on which the capital Lomé is located. Togo covers an area of ~57,000 square Km (22,000 sq mi) with a population of ~6.7 million.

Togo is a tropical, sub-Saharan nation, highly dependent on agriculture, with a climate that provides good growing seasons. The official language is French, with many other languages spoken in Togo, particularly those of the Gbe family. The largest religious group in Togo are those with indigenous beliefs, and there are significant Christian and Muslim minorities.

From the 11th to the 16th century, various tribes entered the region from all directions. From the 16th century to the 18th century, the coastal region was a major trading centre for Europeans in search of slaves, earning Togo and the surrounding region the name "The Slave Coast". In 1884, Germany declared Togoland a protectorate. After World War I, rule over Togo was transferred to France. Togo gained its independence from France in 1960. Reference: Wikipedia.

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Cloth Seller
Cloth Seller
Lome Market
Lome Market
Fruit Shop Owner
Fruit Shop Owner
Flooded Roads
Flooded Roads
Fruit Shop
Fruit Shop
Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)
Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)
Thirsty Work!
Thirsty Work!
Calico Cat
Calico Cat
Calico Cat 2
Calico Cat 2