Togo

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Togo: World Factbook, 2009[1]

Area

56,785 sq km

Population

6,019,877 (July 2009)

Languages

French (official and 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)

Religions

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

Ethnicity

African (37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabre) 99%, European and Syrian-Lebanese less than 1%[2]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

204 (2006)

Togo is a country in western Africa with a population of 6,019,877 (July 2009 estimate).[3] It is bordered by Benin, Burkina Faso, and Ghana.[4] In 2006 there was one organized Anabaptist-related group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 204 total members.[5]

Click the following link to learn more about other Anabaptist-related groups in Africa.

Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there was one Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in Togo:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links

Citations

  1. "Togo," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/to.html (accessed 7 August 2009).
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid.
  4. Ibid.
  5. "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. http://www.mwc-cmm.org/en15/PDF-PPT/2006mbictotal.pdf (accessed 7 August 2009).