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Last verified: Saturday, 11. July 2020 at 07:20 AM

Togo Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Togo

Local Situation: 3.0 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Togo. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.5 / 5

Togo shares a land border with 3 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Togo), the Advisory Index is 3.5 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Burkina Faso (3.9), Ghana with 3.6 and Benin with 3.3 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Togo

There are currently 710 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Togo. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 15 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Togo.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Togo

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Togo.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Togo from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Exercise normal precautions in Togo. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider Travel To: Northern border region adjacent to Burkina Faso due to potential for terrorism and kidnapping. Exercise Increased Caution ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/togo-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/togo

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Individual rating changes for Togo

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Togo. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Togo changed from 2.3 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Togo to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Togo changed from 2.0 to 2.3. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Togo to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from February 14th 2020

The total rating for Togo changed from 2.3 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government decreased their existing warning for Togo to 2.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by -1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Togo changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Togo with a rating of 1.0.

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Togo with a rating of 3.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Togo with a rating of 3.0.

About Togo

Togo with its capital Lomé is a country in Africa (Western Africa), slightly smaller than West Virginia (56,785 km²). The country is located Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana. The climate can be described as tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north. The landscape is gently rolling savanna in north; central hills; southern plateau; low coastal plain with extensive lagoons and marshes. With a population of about 5.86 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Lomé
Population about 5.86 million
Size 56.785 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than West Virginia
Common languages Danish, Ewe, French, Hausa
Currency Franc (short: XOF)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +228
Internet Top Level Domain .tg
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 TG
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 TGO
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 768

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Togo is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution increasing in urban areas
  • deforestation attributable to slash-and-burn agriculture and the use of wood for fuel
  • water pollution presents health hazards and hinders the fishing industry

Natural hazzards

  • hot, dry harmattan wind can reduce visibility in north during winter
  • periodic droughts

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Togo. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. agricultural processing
  2. beverages
  3. cement
  4. handicrafts
  5. phosphate mining
  6. textiles

Agriculture products

  1. beans
  2. cassava
  3. cocoa
  4. coffee
  5. corn
  6. cotton
  7. fish
  8. livestock
  9. manioc
  10. millet

Togolese Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Togo.

Export products

  1. cocoa
  2. coffee
  3. cotton
  4. phosphates
  5. reexports

Import products

  1. equipment
  2. foodstuffs
  3. machinery
  4. petroleum products

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Togo?

Togo is currently rated at 3,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Togo.

Is it safe to travel Togo in 2020?

Visiting the country Togo is usually fine. The score is at 3,0 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Togo?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 3 individual sources for Togo.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Togo?

There are currently 710 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Togo. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 15 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Togo.

What is the size of Togo?

Togo has a size of 56,785 km² or 21,925 mi² which is slightly smaller than West Virginia.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.