French Togoland

French Togoland (French: Togo français) was a French colonial League of Nations mandate from 1916 to 1960 in French West Africa. In 1960 it became the independent Togolese Republic, and the present day nation of Togo.

Territory of Togoland
Togo français
1916–1960
Seal
StatusMandate of France
CapitalLomé
Common languagesFrench (official), Ewe, Kabye, Kotokoli etc
Commissioner 
History 
27 August 1914
 Togoland partitioned
27 December 1916
20 July 1922
 Autonomy
1955
 Independence
27 April 1960
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Togoland
Togo
Today part ofTogo