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Aneho is a town in south eastern Togo, lying between the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Togo. Originally a Portuguese slave market, it became the first German capital of Togo in the 1880s. It gradually declined in importance after the capital was transferred to Lomé in 1897, a decline exacerbated by coastal erosion. Lake Togo is the largest part of a lagoon in Togo, separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a narrow coastal strip. ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Events and Trends Technology Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... Lomé, estimated population 700,000 ( 1998), is the capital of Togo. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... In geography, coastal erosion is a process which affects the landmass of an area as a consequence of the sea acting upon it. ...


The town's main industries are farming and fishing, while it is still a centre for voodoo. Notable buildings include Aneho Protestant Church (built in 1895) and Aneho Peter and Paul Church, dating from 1898. Farming, ploughing rice paddy, in Indonesia Agriculture is the process of producing food, feed, fiber and other desired products by cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). ... Fishing from a Pier Fishing is both the recreation and sport of catching fish (for food or as a trophy), and the commercial fishing industry of catching or harvesting seafood (either fish or other aquatic life-forms, such as shellfish). ... The term Voodoo (Vodun in Benin; also Vodou or other phonetically equivalent spellings in Haiti; Vudu in the Dominican Republic) is applied to the branches of a West African ancestor-based Theist-Animist religious tradition. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1898 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


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Aneho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (159 words)
Aneho is a town in south eastern Togo.
It is situated 45 km east of the capital Lomé, between the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Togo.
The town's main industries are farming and fishing, while it is still a centre for voodoo.
TOGO: Coastal town stands deserted after residents flee to Benin (1002 words)
ANEHO, 10 May (IRIN) - School classrooms are half-empty, the once bustling city market is deserted and security has been tightened in this coastal town that saw some of Togo's worst election violence two weeks ago.
At the entrance to Aneho, 45 km east of the capital Lome, police manning checkpoints were checking car boots this week for suspicious luggage, highlighting the political tension that persists in Togo in the wake of a disputed 24 April presidential election.
In Aneho many of those who fled were young supporters of his opposition rival Emmanuel Bob-Akitani who had been manning the barricades.
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