The western boundary was settled by Anglo-German agreements of 1890 and 1899; it leaves the coast west of the town of Lome and proceeds in a zigzag line to where the Deine river joins the Volta; thence follows the Volta to its junction with the Daka and then the Daka up to the point where 9° N.
The capital and chief port is Lome (pop. about 5000), near the western frontier.
Long connects Lome with Little Popo.
From Lome another railway 76 m.
At stated intervals the native chiefs are summoned to Lome to discuss administrative matters with the government.
Louis Napoleon, however, acting probably on the advice of Dupuy de Lome, declined to use them.