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Lomé, estimated population 700,000 ( 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. Events January January 1998 - A massive ice storm, caused by El Niño, strikes New England, southern Ontario and Quebec, resulting in widespread power failures, severe damage to... 1998), is the capital of See also Togoville for the town formerly known as Togo The Togolese Republic is a country in West Africa, bordering Ghana in the west, Benin in the east and Burkina Faso in the north. In the south, it has a small Gulf of Guinea coast, on which the capital Lom... Togo. Located on the The gigantic Gulf of Guinea is the part of the Atlantic southwest of Africa. The south coast of western Africa, to north of this gulf was historically called Upper Guinea. The west coast of southern Africa, to the east of this gulf, was historically called Lower Guinea. Today, the name... Gulf of Guinea, Lomé is the country's administrative and industrial center, and the chief port. The city exports Coffee beans and a cup of coffee Coffee as a drink, usually served hot, is prepared from the roasted seeds (beans) of the coffee plant. Coffee bean types Coffea arabica - Brazil There are two main species of the coffee plant; Coffea arabica is the traditional coffee, and considered superior in... coffee, This article is about cocoa, the food. For information about Cocoa, the API and programming environment for the Mac OS X operating system, see Cocoa (software). For information about the city in Florida, see Cocoa, Florida. Cocoa may refer to either the dried and partially fermented fatty seeds of the... cocoa, Copra is the dried meat, or kernel, of the coconut. The name derives from koppara, the Malayalam word for dried coconut. Copra is the commercial form of coconut from which coconut oil is extracted by boiling and pressing. It was developed as a commercial product by merchants in the South... copra, and Genera Many; see list of Arecaceae genera Arecaceae (also known as Palmae or Palmaceae), the palm family, is a family of flowering plants, belonging to the monocot order Arecales. There are 202 currently known genera with around 2,600 species. The type member of this family is the areca palm... palm kernels. It also has an View of the Shell/Valero Martinez oil refinery An oil refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is processed and refined into useful petroleum products. Raw or unprocessed (crude) oil is not very useful in the form it comes in out of the ground. It needs to be... oil refinery.

The city was founded in the (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. Historians will sometimes specifically refer to the 18th century as 1715-1789, denoting the period of time between the death... eighteenth century by the Ewe people and became the capital of Togo at the end of the Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. In the sense of the Common Era... nineteenth century, when the The Federal Republic of Germany ( German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialised countries, located in the heart of Europe. Due to its central location, Germany has more neighbours than any other European country: these are Denmark in the north, Poland and the Czech Republic in the... German rulers transferred capital status from Aneho in Events January 1 - Brooklyn, New York merges with New York City. January 4 - A British force is ambushed by Chief Ologbosheri, son-in-law of the Oba of Benin. This leads to a Punitive Expedition against Benin. February 2 - Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania state capitol, is destroyed by fire. February 18... 1897. The city then grew quickly until it was taken by the The French Army (Armée de Terre, Ground Army) is one component in the Military of France. Divisions The army is divided into the following armes: Marine troops, composed of: Marine Infantry (Infanterie de Marine) Marine Artillery (Artillerie de Marine) Marine armor (chars de Marine) Foreign Legion (Légion étrang... French Army in 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. (see link for calendar) Events January 4 - 77 seal hunters freeze to death on ice near Labrador. January 5 - Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage of $5 for a days labor. February 13 - Copyright: In... 1914 during Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. Battle aftermath. Remains of the Chateau Wood World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict occurring from 1914 to... World War I.

Lomé lies in the extreme south west of Togo, up against the The Republic of Ghana is a nation of Africa, specifically West Africa within Sub-Saharan Africa. It borders Côte dIvoire to the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo to the east, and borders the Gulf of Guinea to its south. National motto: Freedom and Justice Official language... Ghanaian border. Attractions in the city include Lomé Grand Market, the Togo National Museum in the Palais de Congrés, a This article concerns the concept of fetishism in anthropology. A separate article is devoted to sexual fetishism. A fetish (from French fétiche, from Portuguese feitiço, from Latin facticius) is a natural object believed to have supernatural powers, or in particular a thing created by people that has power... fetish market, Lomé Cathedral, This article is about the geological formation. For Lord Emsworths butler in the stories of P. G. Wodehouse, see Sebastian Beach. Beach A beach or strand is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, shingle, or cobble along the shoreline of a body of water... beaches and the former A wharf (plural wharfs, or (especially in American English) wharves, collectively wharfing or wharfage) is a fixed platform, commonly on pilings, roughly parallel to and alongside navigable water, where ships are loaded and unloaded. In the north-east of England the term staithe (from the Norse for landing stage) is... wharf.

The University of Benin is located in Lomé. Togo's main AirPort is a wireless networking protocol from Apple Computer designed for both Macintosh and PC computers. It is based on the IEEE 802.11b (also known as Wi-Fi) standard and has been certified to be compatible with other 802.11b devices. According to Apple, AirPort is capable of speeds... airport is outside the city, while the tallest building in Lomé and in all of Togo is the 2 Février Sofitel Hôtel in Lomé, Togo is by far the tallest building in Togo. Because it is the only high-rise in Lomé (and in Togo), it is visible from just about anywhere in the city. It has 36 floors, and it was finished in 1980. The... 2 Fevrier Sofitel Hotel building. The former This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. These consist of two parallel rails, usually of steel, generally mounted upon cross-sectional beams (termed sleepers or ties) of timber, concrete or other... railway line to Blitta runs from the city.

Neighbourhoods in Lomé include Kodjoviakopé, Nyekonakopé, Amoutivé, Tokoin and Bé. The northern neighbourhoods are almost separated from the centre by a See lagoon (disambiguation) for other possible meanings. A lagoon is a body of comparatively shallow salt water separated from the deeper sea by a shallow or exposed sandbank), coral reef, or similar feature. Thus, the enclosed body of water behind a barrier reef or enclosed by an atoll reef is... lagoon.

On February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 306 days remaining, 307 in leap years. Events 364 - Valentinian I is elevated as Roman Emperor. 1258 - Hulagu Khan sacks Baghdad 1700 - February 28 is followed by March 1 in Sweden, thus creating the Swedish... February 28, 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). Events January January 1 - Watergate scandal: John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up and are sentenced to between 30 months and 8 years in... 1975, a financial and economic treaty was signed in Lomé between the The European Community (EC), most important of three European Communities, was originally founded on March 25, 1957 by the signing of the Treaty of Rome under the name of European Economic Community. The Economic was removed from its name by the Maastricht treaty in 1992, which at the same time... European Economic Community and 46 African, Caribbean and Pacific states. This treaty is known as the first Lomé Convention.



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