Lake Nokoué

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Lake Nokoué
Lake Nokoue NASA.jpg
Lake Nokoué seen from space (false color)
Coordinates 6°26′00″N 2°27′00″E / 6.433333°N 2.45°E / 6.433333; 2.45Coordinates: 6°26′00″N 2°27′00″E / 6.433333°N 2.45°E / 6.433333; 2.45
Basin countries Benin
Max. length 20 km
Max. width 11 km

Lake Nokoué is a lake in the southern part of the West African nation of Benin;. It is 20 km wide and 11 km long and is located at 6°26′00″N 2°27′00″E / 6.433333°N 2.45°E / 6.433333; 2.45, north of Cotonou. On the northern edge is the famous water town of Ganvié. Lake Nokoué is an important site for the birds.

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