BC: By: Maren Zaczkiewicz Sorces: BBC News
FC: Africa Country Project
1: Country: Togo | Population: 6.8 million (as of 2010)
2: About the People: | The people of Togo are governed by President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema
3: The official language is French, but the people also speak the local languages. Their main exports are cocoa, cotton, coffee, and phosphates. Their religions are; indigenous beliefs, Christianity, and Islam. It is one of the world's poorest countries. In 2010 they held presidential elections, hundreds died because of riots. Togo is located in West Africa, it is surrounded by Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Benin.