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1. Statistics

The Togolese Republic, on the south coast of West Africa, has a population of 5.6 million (2005), nearly half of whom are less than 15 years of age. The people are divided into 45 language groups, including Ewe (44 percent) in the south and Kabye (or Kabré, 14 percent) in the north. Lomé (800,000), on the Atlantic Ocean, is the capital, the largest city, and the main port.

2. Protestant Groups

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Togo …

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Viering, Erich, “Togo”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_T.59>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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