|• Mayor||Aouissi Lodé|
|• City||99.14 km2 (38.28 sq mi)|
|• Metro||280 km2 (110 sq mi)|
|Elevation||10 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||9,305/km2 (24,100/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||5,608/km2 (14,520/sq mi)|
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Lomé is the capital city of Togo. Lomé is the administrative and industrial center of the country. The city is also the main port of Togo. The city exports coffee, cocoa, copra, and palm kernels. The population of the city was estimated as around 700,000 people in 1998. It is estimated that more than 1 million people live in Lomé area at that time.
Lomé is on the Gulf of Guinea. It is in the south west of Togo, on the border between Togo and Ghana. Things to see in the city include Lomé Grand Market, the Togo National Museum in the Palais de Congrés, a fetish (voodoo) market, Lomé Cathedral, beaches and the former wharf.
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- "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
- "Information on Lome". World Book Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 2006-11-10. Retrieved 2007-03-06.
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