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Capital:
Lomé
Government:
Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
Faure Gnassingbé
Economy:
  • Suffers from anemic economic growth and depends heavily on both commercial and subsistence agriculture, which provides employment for a significant share of the labor force.
  • Among the world’s largest producers of phosphate.
Population:
8,608,444 (2020) (99th)
Land Size:
56,785 sq km (21,925 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Ewe
  • Mina
  • Kabre
  • European and Syrian-Lebanese: < 1%
Religions:
  • Christianity: 29%
  • Islam: 20%
  • African Indigenous Religions: 51%
Languages(s):
  • French (official)
  • Ewe and Mina
  • Kabye
  • Dagomba