Kpalimé

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Kpalimé
Kpalime.jpg
Kpalimé is located in Togo
Kpalimé
Kpalimé
Location in Togo
Coordinates: 6°54′N 0°38′E / 6.900°N 0.633°E / 6.900; 0.633
Country Flag of Togo.svg Togo
Region Plateaux Region
Population (2010)
 • Total 75,084
For the Kpalime towns in Ghana see Kpalime Traditional Area

Palimé, formerly known as Kpalimé, is a city in Plateaux Region, Togo near the Ghanaian border, centred on the weaving industry and the surrounding cocoa plantations. It is the administrative capital of Kloto Prefecture. and at the 2010 Census it had a population of 75,084. Notable features include the Roman Catholic church, built in 1913, the spectacular but distant views of Lake Volta, and nearby Mount Agou, the highest point in the country. Local specialities include fou-fou (boiled and pounded yam tubers) served with chicken soup (including the bones).

Transport[edit]

Kpalimé Market

The town is the terminus of a branch of Togo Railways.

Notable Residents[edit]

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Coordinates: 6°54′N 0°38′E / 6.900°N 0.633°E / 6.900; 0.633