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Togo: Geography#

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana
Geographic Coordinates8 00 N, 1 10 E 8.0,1.1666666
Area total: 56,785 sq km
land: 54,385 sq km
water: 2,400 sq km
We are unable to verify those figures from Factbook, since the 6 main sources we used for checking give different figures as follows:
Factbook: 56785
DBpedia: 56785
Geoname: 56785
Infoplease: 56785
Britannica: 56600
Wolfram: 56785

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Land boundariestotal: 1,647 km
border countries: Benin 644 km, Burkina Faso 126 km, Ghana 877 km
Coastline56 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Mont Agou 986 m
Highest Mountains
Terraingently rolling savanna in north; central hills; southern plateau; low coastal plain with extensive lagoons and marshes
Natural Hazardshot, dry harmattan wind can reduce visibility in north during winter; periodic droughts
Natural Resourcephosphates, limestone, marble, arable land
Land Usearable land: 44.2%
permanent crops: 3.7%
other: 52.1% (2011)
Climatetropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north
Irrigated Land73 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources14.7 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesdeforestation attributable to slash-and-burn agriculture and the use of wood for fuel; water pollution presents health hazards and hinders the fishing industry; air pollution increasing in urban areas
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesDue to difference in city rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Lome; Sokode; Kara; Kpalime; Atakpame
According to Geonames: Lomé; Sokodé; Kara; Atakpamé; Kpalimé

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Important Cities
Geography-notethe country's length allows it to stretch through six distinct geographic regions; climate varies from tropical to savanna