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Togo Transportatio


The Trans–West African Coastal Highway crosses Togo, connecting it to Benin and Nigeria to the east, and Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire to the west. When construction in Liberia and Sierra Leone is finished, the highway will continue west to seven other Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) nations. A paved highway also connects Togo northwards to Burkina Faso and from there north-west to Mali and north-east to Niger.


50 km (seasonally navigable by small craft on the Mono River depenging on rainfall.


Railways give off from Lomé the capital of Togo, extending inland anlong the coast. The road system is fairly widespread, but the vast majority of the roads are unpaved. Lomé is the chief seaport and air terminal.

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During 2009, repair and maintenance work began on the road network following destruction caused by flooding in 2008. The goal is to restore this network, which generates revenue for Togo by providing transport access to neighbouring landlocked countries. The current maintenance work has focused on reshaping and repairing about 500 km of roads, at a total cost of roughly XOF 29 billion.