Borgou Department

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Borgou
Department
Map highlighting the Borgou Department
Map highlighting the Borgou Department
Coordinates: 9°21′N 2°37′E / 9.350°N 2.617°E / 9.350; 2.617Coordinates: 9°21′N 2°37′E / 9.350°N 2.617°E / 9.350; 2.617
Country  Benin
Capital Parakou
Area[1]
 • Total 25,856 km2 (9,983 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 1,202,095
 • Density 32.87/km2 (85.1/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
For the general region of both Benin and Nigeria, see Borgu.

Borgou is one of the twelve departments of Benin. Borgou borders the country of Nigeria and the departments of Alibori, Atakora, Collines and Donga. The capital of Borgou is Parakou.

Borgou is divided into the communes of Bembèrèkè, Kalalé, N’Dali, Nikki, Parakou, Pèrèrè, Sinendé, and Tchaourou.

Communes of Borgou

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benin at geohive.com