Togo is located in Western Africa, between Benin and Ghana, and covers about 1,168 square miles, with almost 35 miles of coastline.
Because of its length, Togo stretches across six distinct geographic regions, with rolling, grassy plains in the north, a southern plateau, and low coastal plains with lagoons and marshes. The climate largely tropical.
Approximately 66.5% of people 15 and older can read and write.
Approximately 32% of the population is below the poverty line.
65% of Togo's population work in agriculture, 30% work in service, and 5% work in industry.