Capital Lomé

Population 7,143,000

Area 56,785 km2

Key facts

Togo is a country located in Western Africa. There are 3 countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana) that Togo shares its borders with. The official language of Togo is French.

The national currency in Togo is West African CFA franc (XOF). The franc is subdivided into 100 centime.

With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 652.19 XOF and 1 USD is worth 607.5 XOF.

Togolese
Banknotes

50010002000500010000

Togolese
Coins

1251025100500

Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Togo is 40.16 Mbps and mobile is 37.85 Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Togo.6.51 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Togo, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There is one common socket type used in Togo. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Tourism

What hotel chains are present in Togo?

There are no Mariott hotels in Togo.

There are no Hilton hotels in Togo.

There are no IHG hotels in Togo.

There are no Best Western hotels in Togo.

There are no Radisson hotels in Togo.

There are no Accor hotels in Togo.

What fast food chains are present in Togo?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Togo.

The KFC chain does not operate in Togo.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Togo.

The Subway chain does not operate in Togo.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Togo.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Togo.

Weather

What is the weather like in Lomé?

Today the sun in Lomé, rises at 6:11 AM and sets at 6:07 PM. The climate of Lomé may be categorized as a equatorial savanna (Aw), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayFeb 9OvercastLow: 27.2°C (80.96°F)High: 31.2°C (88.16°F)
FridayFeb 10Partly cloudlyLow: 26.9°C (80.42°F)High: 31.5°C (88.7°F)
SaturdayFeb 11Partly cloudlyLow: 27°C (80.6°F)High: 31.3°C (88.34°F)
SundayFeb 12OvercastLow: 27.2°C (80.96°F)High: 31.2°C (88.16°F)
MondayFeb 13OvercastLow: 26.7°C (80.06°F)High: 31.1°C (87.98°F)
TuesdayFeb 14OvercastLow: 26.9°C (80.42°F)High: 33.4°C (92.12°F)

Weather data for Lomé (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Togo.

Car Rental Avis , Hertz are available, but Sixt is not present in Togo.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Togo traffic is right-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  No data available.

Road Traffic Casualties 28.70 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Togo

117 Police
118 Ambulance
118 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public areas excluding entertainment and restaurants.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

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