|Government||Republic under transition to multiparty democratic rule|
|Currency||Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)|
|Language||French (official and 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)|
|Religion||Indigenous beliefs 51%, Christian 29%, Muslim 20%|
|Electricity||127-220/50 Hz (European plug)|
Togo is a narrow country in West Africa, sandwiched between Ghana on the west and Benin on the east, with a small border with Burkina Faso to the north, and a 56km coastline on the Atlantic Ocean to the south.