Togo - country of phosphate
Togo in West Africa, all known as the Republic of Togo. "Togo" in
local language means "water" or "the shore of Lake couch" means. An
area of 56,800 square kilometers. Population of 5.68 million, with
the Ewe, Mina, Ekebosuo more than 40 tribes. Many residents believe
in fetishism. Official language is French, Ewe and cabo out
language. CFA franc currency. Lome (Lome).
The flag of Togo is a broad cross-section of green and yellow
horizontal stripes with, in the upper-left corner, a red square
painted with a white five-pointed star. Green symbolizes hope and
agriculture, whereas yellow is the fate of the motherland, a symbol
of confidence and the country's mineral resources. The red symbol is
of human faith, love and devotion and white symbolizes purity.
In the 15th century, the Portuguese colonialists invaded the
coastal area of Togo. It then became a German colony in 1884.
September 1920, Togo West, eastern England, France were occupied,
"World War", by the British and French were "managed." Ghana gained
independence in 1957 and in April 1960 there was a formal
declaration of independence, when it became known as the Republic of
Economic and Cultural Customs
Togo is an agricultural country; agriculture accounts for 70% of
the population. Crops include potatoes, cocoa and coffee.
Agricultural products, phosphate and the re-export trade are Togo's
three economic pillars. Its main mineral resources are phosphates,
and it is the world's fourth-largest phosphate producer.
Togo youth wrestling is an important social activity. In Togo,
young people must first prove himself in the wrestling field as a
warrior. Cabille ethnic states that a man must participate in
wrestling for three consecutive years to become a full member of
this family and be allowed to be married.
Ancient Basari Serbs to bat as auspicious objects, as Basari
family living in forest areas, mosquitoes rampant, especially
something called "sleep vacantly," the mosquitoes were biting it,
they are sleeping to death. The bat is to help people eliminate this
terrible Basari mosquito. So many people have bats in the body text
of the pattern.
Togo houses are built as a fortress-style housing. The housing is
generally composed of several towers, each tower having two storeys.
In each block, there are two rooms: an upper level bedroom and a
lower stockroom for the storage of food and daily necessities. There
is a connection between the tower walls, forming a strong fortress.
The partition wall between the middle of the two towers has a door
leading to the estate of the inner court. If there is a foreign
invasion, people with strong fortresses and long-term storage of