Yearbook 2016

Togo. According to countryaah, the current population of Togo is 8,278,735. The Togo government was criticized during the year by the opposition for failing to fulfill its pledge to hold local elections, which was last held in 1986. election date.

Togo Population 2016

The government’s work on human rights has stalled in recent years, according to a critical report by the human rights group Amnesty International. Freedom of expression remained limited, for example, journalists and human rights defenders risk being arbitrarily arrested. The security forces were also blamed for torture and violence.

At a summit in Togo in October, 31 African countries adopted the Lomé Treaty on increased maritime safety, including combating crime at sea as pirates and human and drug smuggling.

Climate

According to thereligionfaqs, the climate in Togo is tropical and humid all year round with average temperatures of 30 ° C in the north and 27 ° C on the coast in the south. There is only a slight cooling at night. In the north there is almost a savannah climate. It gets hottest in February and March. In December and January the dusty harmattan blows from the north.

In the north there is a rainy season from May to October of the West African monsoon, which reaches its greatest intensity in August. This is also the coolest month with midday temperatures of around 30 ° C. January is the driest, when the humidity is around 22%. The average temperatures are then around 35 ° C, with around 39 ° C being reached at lunchtime in March.

There are two rainy seasons in the south, from April to June and from September to November. The rainiest months are June and October. The humidity in June is around 80 percent. The driest month is December. It is warmest in March with midday temperatures around 32 ° C. The coolest month is August with temperatures of around 27 ° C.