Notsé

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Notsé
Notsé is located in Togo
Notsé
Notsé
Location in Togo
Coordinates: 6°57′N 1°10′E / 6.950°N 1.167°E / 6.950; 1.167
Country Flag of Togo.svg Togo
Region Plateaux Region

Notsé (Notsie, Nuatja)[1] is a town in the Plateaux Region of Togo. It is the capital of Haho Prefecture and is situated 95 km north of the capital Lomé. The town was formed around 1600 by the Ewe people, after they were displaced westward by the expansion of the Yoruba.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lawrance, Benjamin Nicholas (2007). Locality, mobility, and "nation": periurban colonialism in Togo's Eweland, 1900-1960. Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora 31. University Rochester Press. p. 27. ISBN 1-58046-264-2. 

Coordinates: 6°57′N 1°10′E / 6.950°N 1.167°E / 6.950; 1.167