Allada

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Allada
Commune and city
Roi d'Allada-1900.jpg
Allada is located in Benin
Allada
Allada
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 6°39′N 2°09′E / 6.650°N 2.150°E / 6.650; 2.150
Country  Benin
Department Atlantique Department
Area
 • Total 381 km2 (147 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 91,778
Website http://www.web-africa.org/allada/

Allada is a town, arrondissement, and commune located in the Atlantique Department of Benin.

Allada was the capital of the most powerful king in Ajaland before it fell to the armies of Dahomey.

The commune covers an area of 381 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 91,778 people.[1]

Demographics[edit]

The main town demographics:

Year Population[2]
1979 12 022
2008 (estimate) 21 833

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Archived from the original on 2 January 2010. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Allada". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 

Coordinates: 6°39′N 2°09′E / 6.650°N 2.150°E / 6.650; 2.150