Plateaux Region, Togo

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Plateaux
Plateaux Region of Togo
Plateaux Region of Togo
Country Togo
CapitalAtakpamé
Area
 • Total16,975 km2 (6,554 sq mi)
Population
(2010 census)
 • Total1,375,165
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Forêt classée des Deux Bena (forest reserve)
Prefectures of Plateaux

Plateaux is one of Togo's five regions.

Atakpamé is the regional capital. It is the largest region in terms of area and has the second largest population (after the Maritime Region). Other major cities in the Plateaux region include Kpalimé and Badou.

Plateaux is located north of Maritime Region and south of Centrale Region. In the west, it borders the Volta Region of Ghana, and in the east it borders three departments of Benin: Collines to the northeast; Zou to the east; and Kouffo to the southeast.

Plateaux is divided into the prefectures of:

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Coordinates: 7°30′N 1°06′E / 7.500°N 1.100°E / 7.500; 1.100