Culture of Togo
People in Togo speak the French language. The linguistic diversity of Togo is very diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Togo is 0.898. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 38% of Togo's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Togo. The rate of urbanization in Togo is considered to be 4.3. According to data on inbound tourists in Togo, 327,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Togo is called 'Salut à toi, pays de nos aïeux', which in English means 'Hail to Thee, Land of our Forefathers'. It was adopted in 1960. Both the music and the lyrics have been composed by Alex Casimir-Dosseh.
Around 4% of the population of Togo are obese.
Each year, the people of Togo consume 1 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 48.9% beer, 26.9% wine, 2.4% distilled spirits, 21.8% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Togo is fufu.