Togo is extremely culturally diverse country and this is reflected in over thirty-seven tribal ethnic groups. the largest of these ethnic groups are the Ewe, Mina, Kabye. While French is the country's official language, many native languages are spoken as well. Ewe staturary is characterized by its famous statuettes which illustrate animistic practices. Paul Ahyi, a plastics technician, is internationally recognized as the designer of the flag of Togo.