Aflao is the coastal town in bordering . While east of the Togolese side of the border the city is the capital, Lome, the so-called 'Paris of West Africa', the Ghanaian town is a typical African border town built solely to service the movement of people and goods.

Notable Places in the Area

is the national museum of . Photo: twohundred 2010, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Sacred Heart Cathedral It is the mother of the Archdiocese of Lome, one of the seven Catholic church districts of the African Republic of . is situated 4 km east of Aflao. Photo: Dan Sloan, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital and largest city of . It has an urban population of 837,437 while there were 1,477,660 permanent residents in its metropolitan area as of the 2010 census. Photo: Dominik Schwarz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town which is the capital of Ketu South Municipal, a district on the south-eastern corner of the of , next to Aflao the border town with . is situated 5 km west of Aflao. Photo: Enock4seth, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town located in the of between and . is situated 6 km southwest of Aflao.


6.116° or 6° 6' 57.8" north
1.1914° or 1° 11' 29" east
Open Location Code
9 metres (30 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2918086961
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Bulgarian: Афлао
  • Cebuano: Aflao
  • Chinese: 阿夫勞
  • Dutch: Aflao
  • Esperanto: Aflao
  • Ewe: Aflao
  • Ewe: Aƒlao
  • French: Aflao
  • German: Aflao
  • Italian: Aflao
  • Japanese: アフラオ
  • Polish: Aflao
  • Romanian: Aflao
  • Spanish: Aflao
  • Swedish: Aflao
  • Aflahu
  • Afloa
  • Dano
  • Porura

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