Catholic Church


Togolese Republic (Togo)


Also known as: Togo (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português), le Togo (français), 多哥 (正體中文), トーゴ (日本語), Togum (latine)

Formerly: French Togoland

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Capital: Lomé

Area: 54,385 km²

Population: 7,965,055

Religions: Christian 29%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs 51%

Languages: French (official, 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)

Ethnic Groups: African (37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabre) 99%, European and Syrian-Lebanese less than 1%

Motto: Travail, Liberté, Patrie (French) (Work, liberty, homeland)

Neighbouring Countries: Ghana Ghana, ↑ Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, → Benin Benin

Jurisdictions (8): Metr. Archdioceses Metr. Archdiocese (1), Dioceses Diocese (7)

Roman Rite (7): Aného, Atakpamé, Dapaong, Kara, Kpalimé, Lomé, Sokodé

Maronite Church (1): Annunciation of Ibadan

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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (7)

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Togo Archbishop Mark Gerard Miles (55)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence Episcopale du Togo Bishop Benoît Comlan Messan Alowonou (73)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (R.E.C.O.W.A.) Bishop Alexis Touabli Youlo (63)

Last updated on 2023.01.25

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