Togo is a West African country bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. It is one of the smallest countries in Africa by population. Lomé is its capital and largest city. While the official language is French, many other indigenous languages are spoken in the country. Togo imports machinery, petroleum and food and exports cocoa, coffee, phosphate and cotton to its main trading partners Burkina Faso, China and the Netherlands.