Regions of Togo

Togo is divided into five regions considering administrative and geographical conditions. These five regions are also divided into 30 administrative regions and a commune.

At the beginning of the 1950s, Togo was part of France but was divided into six constituencies. In Togo, which was divided into four regions in 1955, all regions and administrative regions were abolished in 1966 and re-established in 1970. In addition to the four regenerated regions in 1970, the Land region was also included.

Regions of Togo Map
Regions of Togo Map

Five Regions of Togo

Togo is divided into five regions as the highest administrative division. Regions of Togo are Savanes, Land, Center, Plateaux, and Maritime.

Savanes

Savanes is one of the five districts of Togo. The region is the northernmost part of the country. Burkina Faso is to the north of the region, Kara region to the south, Ghana to the west and Benin to the east. The area is 8,470 square kilometers and according to the official data of 2010, there are 828,224 inhabitants. The region also consists of four sub-administrative regions. The capital of the region is Dapaong.

Kara

Kara is one of the five regions of Togo. The region is located in the central part of the northern part of the country. The Savanes region is in the north of the region, the Central region in the south, Ghana in the west and Benin in the east. The area is 11,738 square kilometers and according to 2010 official data, there are 769,940 inhabitants. The region also consists of seven sub-administrative regions. Kara is the capital of the region.

Centre

The Center is one of the five districts of Togo. The region is located in the central part of the country. To the north of the region is the Kara region, to the south is the Plateaux region, to the west is Ghana and to the east is Benin. The area is 13,317 square kilometers and according to the official data of 2010, there are 617,871 inhabitants. The region also consists of four sub-administrative regions. The capital of the region is Sokodé.

Plateaux

Plateaux is one of the five regions of Togo. The region is located in the central part of the southern part of the country. To the north of the region is the Central region, to the south is the Maritime region, to the west is Ghana and to the east is Benin. The area is 16,975 square kilometers and according to the official data of 2010, there are 1,375,165 inhabitants. The region also consists of nine sub-administrative regions. The capital of the region is Atakpame.

Maritime

Maritime is one of the five regions of Togo. The region is the southernmost part of the country. Plateaux region is located in the north of the region that includes the country’s capital, the Atlantic Ocean in the south, Ghana in the west and Benin in the east. The area is 6,100 square kilometers and according to the official data of 2010, there are 2,599,955 inhabitants. The region also consists of six sub-administrative regions. The capital of the region is Lomé.

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