Bantè

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Bantè
Commune
Bante1.jpg
Bantè is located in Benin
Bantè
Bantè
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 8°25′N 1°53′E / 8.417°N 1.883°E / 8.417; 1.883Coordinates: 8°25′N 1°53′E / 8.417°N 1.883°E / 8.417; 1.883
Country Flag of Benin.svg Benin
Department Collines Department
Commune Bantè
Area
 • Total 2,695 km2 (1,041 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 82,129

Bantè is a town, arrondissement, and commune in western Benin. It is located in the former Zou Province of which since 1999 is part of the Collines Department. The commune covers an area of 2695 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 82,129 people.[1][2] The majority of the population is ethnically Nagot, who themselves are descendents of the Yoruba.

The town is connected by the RNIE 3 highway.

Towns and villages[edit]

Settlements in the commune of Bantè include:

Arrondissements[edit]

The nine Arrondissements in the commune of Bantè are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bante". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Archived from the original on 2 January 2010. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 

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