• Maritime
  • In order to defend the conquered coastline and attack enemy's maritime communications in the Baltic Sea, the Russians created a sailing fleet from ships built in Russia and others imported from abroad. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1967
  • Gen. Gnassingbe EYADEMA, installed as military ruler in 1967, ruled Togo with a heavy hand for almost four decades. (flagcounter.com)
  • Atlantic
  • Togo is a member of the United Nations, African Union, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone, Francophonie and Economic Community of West African States. (wikipedia.org)
  • They mainly occupy the Atlantic coastline of Ondo State of Nigeria while a large population of them settles on land in the hinterland. (wikipedia.org)
  • The highlight of the Ondo State's recent development efforts is the acquisition of about 200 hectares of land to be developed and built as a satellite town for the people displayed from their homes in towns and villages on the Atlantic coastline as a result of petroleum drilling and exploratory activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • During this period, 200 years after Portugal had already settled in the Kongo people lands on the Atlantic coast of Central Africa in the 16th century, there were numerous plantations in the Caribbean and Atlantic coastline of South America, which had already created a booming demand for slaves from the European traders. (wikipedia.org)
  • waters
  • Phuket nestles in balmy Andaman Sea waters on Thailand's Indian Ocean coastline 862 kilometres south of Bangkok. (wikitravel.org)
  • The resulting Horizon oil spill, one of the largest in history, spreads for several months, damaging the waters and the United States coastline, and prompting international debate and doubt about the practice and procedures of offshore drilling. (wikipedia.org)
  • beaches
  • Niue's isolation and coral makeup creates an exciting rugged coastline and reef which provides secluded swimming coves, as opposed to the long stretches of sandy beaches typical elsewhere in the South Pacific. (jasons.com)
  • Gulf
  • Togo stretches 579 km (360 mi) north from the Gulf and is only 160 km (99 mi) wide at the broadest point. (wikipedia.org)
  • Old French map of the Gulf of Guinea Different limits of the Gulf of Guinea Satellite imagery of the Gulf of Guinea showing borders of states on its shores The Gulf of Guinea contains a number of islands, the largest of which are in a southwest-northeast chain, forming part of the Cameroon line of volcanoes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plains
  • This coastal savanna, only about eight kilometers in width at its western end, stretches eastward through the Accra Plains, where it widens to more than eighty kilometers, and terminates at the southeastern corner of the country at the lower end of the Akwapim-Togo Ranges. (wikipedia.org)
  • indigenous
  • The capital of the Ashanti Region, Kumasi and the surrounding crafts villages have the largest concentration of indigenous crafts because the Ashanti King and his entourage are their patrons. (africancrafts.com)
  • towns
  • The greater Hyūga area is 336.29 km², much larger than the city limits as a result of mergers with other smaller towns such as Togo and Mimitsu. (wikipedia.org)
  • Democratic
  • Democratic gains since then allowed Togo to hold its first relatively free and fair legislative elections in October 2007. (flagcounter.com)
  • Since 2007, President GNASSINGBE has started the country along a gradual path to political reconciliation and democratic reform, and Togo has held multiple presidential and legislative elections that were deemed generally free and fair by international observers. (indexmundi.com)
  • spoken
  • While the official language is French, many other languages are spoken in Togo, particularly those of the Gbe family. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ashanti
  • To their north lie three regions-the Ashanti Uplands, the Akwapim-Togo Ranges, and the Volta Basin. (wikipedia.org)
  • border
  • A narrow strip of grassy and scrubby coast runs from a point near Takoradi in the west to the Togo border in the east. (wikipedia.org)
  • international
  • After years of political unrest and condemnation from international organizations for human rights abuses, Togo is finally being re-welcomed into the international community. (flagcounter.com)
  • beautiful
  • For its historical significance during the slave trade, for its beautiful coastline and warm weather, for its friendly people, political stability or perhaps for its amazing traditional arts and culture. (africancrafts.com)
  • To them, losing their mangroves was like losing their ancestors: Mangroves defended them, provided them with food and a livelihood, and made their coastline beautiful. (worldbank.org)
  • area
  • This southern area of Togo has been categorised by the World Wildlife Fund as part of the Guinean forest-savanna mosaic ecoregion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The area along Cape Hyūga with its exposed hexagonal pillar rocks and ria (saw tooth) coastline are designated as part of the Nippo-Kaigan Quasi-National Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • west
  • It is 48 km in length, 21 km at its widest, and is in [[Southern Thailand]], on the west-facing Andaman Sea coastline, suspended from the southern tip of Phang Nga Province by a pair of short but substantial road bridges. (wikitravel.org)
  • western
  • 20 July 1922 Great Britain received the League of Nations mandate to govern the western part of Togo and France to govern the eastern part. (wikipedia.org)
  • region
  • In 1884, Germany declared a region including present-day Togo as a protectorate called Togoland. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the far northwest of Togo lies a higher region which is characterized by its rocks: granite and gneiss. (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • January 8 - The Togo national football team is involved in an attack in Cabinda Province, Angola, and as a result withdraws from the Africa Cup of Nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Internationally, Togo is still known as a country where the same family has been in power for five decades. (indexmundi.com)
  • economy
  • Togo is a tropical, sub-Saharan nation, whose economy depends highly on agriculture, with a climate that provides good growing seasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tourism is one of the world's largest industries, contributing trillions of dollars to the global economy and supporting the livelihoods of an estimated one in ten people worldwide. (worldbank.org)
  • French
  • On 7 December 1916 the condominium collapsed and Togo was divided into British and French zones. (wikipedia.org)
  • smaller
  • The base was connected to the rest of Japan by rail in 1898, and the Sasebo Naval Arsenal, which would eventually expand to become one of the largest shipyards in Japan for the construction of smaller warships, began operation in 1903. (wikipedia.org)
  • Government
  • Export earnings from minerals averaged 35%, and the sector is one of the largest contributors to Government revenues through the payment of mineral royalties, employee income taxes, and corporate taxes. (wikipedia.org)