About Togo

Capital Lomé
National Name République togolaise
National Holiday Independence Day, 27 April
Language French
Togo country code +228
President Faure Gnassingbé (2005)
Land Area 56,785 km²
Total Area 56,785 km²
Population 80.8 lakhs (2019)
Groth Rate 5.3% annual change (2019)
Birth rate 4.32 births per woman (2018)
Infant Mortality rate 48.2/1000
Life Expectancy 60.76 years (2018)
Density 152 per Km2
Currency West African CFA franc
Literacy Rate 63.7 (2015s)

History of Togo

Togo history is replete with wars and other violent conflicts, including most recently the more than three decades of foreign occupation, civil war, and insurgency since 1978. Before 1978 Togo as a state was born in the mid-eighteenth century as a dynastic, expansionist Pashtun-led power under Ahmad Shah Durrani (1747–72), who conquered Delhi and took over parts of the Indian subcontinent .Three Anglo-Afghan wars were waged during that time: from 1839 to 1842, 1878 to 1880 and 1919.During the entire period from 1747 to 1978, with one very brief exception in 1929, the country was ruled by Durrani Pashtu’s from a tiny number of clans within that broader group.

Madrasah-i Gawhar Shad
Buzkashi Stadium
Id Gah Mosque.
Ashraf Ghani