Flag of Togo (GIF)

The flag of Togo (French: drapeau du Togo) consists of five horizontal alternating stripes in green and yellow with a white five-pointed star on a red square in the upper left corner. The green stripes represent the country's lush vegetation and hope for agricultural development, while the yellow stripes symbolize mineral wealth and the nation's commitment to progress and development. The red signifies the blood shed by those who fought for independence and serves as a reminder of the country's hard-won freedom. The white star embodies unity and the hope for a bright future, while also representing the country's aspirations for peace and tolerance among its diverse population. Collectively, the colors and symbols on the flag of Togo reflect the nation's natural beauty, resilience, and commitment to unity and progress.

Proportion:1:1.618 (Golden Ratio)
Adopted:April 27, 1960
Designed by:Paul Ahyi
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇹🇬

The emblem of Togo showcases two red rampant lions, representing the courage and bravery of the Togolese people. These lions are depicted wielding a bow and arrow, symbolizing the call for all citizens to actively defend the country's freedom and sovereignty. Positioned between the lions is a golden shield adorned with the initials "RT" (République Togolaise). Above the shield, the Togolese flag is displayed twice, emphasizing national pride and identity. A ribbon with Togo's motto above, "Travail, Liberté, Patrie" (Work, Liberty, Homeland), underscores the nation's commitment to labor, freedom, and patriotism. Through its depiction of strength, unity, and national values, the emblem of Togo embodies the country's rich history, resilience, and collective spirit.

The Togo flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Togo, officially known as the Republic of Togo, is a sovereign state in West Africa. Its capital is Lomé, and its population is about 8.478 million (2021). According to its land borders, it borders with Benin, Burkina Faso, and Ghana.

The waving flag of Togo with its emblem (unofficial)
The waving vertical flag of Togo (Animated GIF)
Capital and largest city:Lomé
Other major cities:Sokodé,
Official language:French
Region:Western Africa
Ethnic groups:99% Ewe, Kabye, Tem,
Gourma, and 33 other
African groups;
1% European, Syrio-Lebanese
Religions:43.7% Christianity,
35.6% Animism,
14% Islam,
6.1% None,
0.5% Others
Nationality name:Togolese
Area:56,785 km²
(21,925 sq mi)
Population:8.478 million (2021)
Country codes:TG, TGO (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.tg
Calling code:+228

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Togo (French: Drapeau et emblème du Togo), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Togo
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Togo

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