Littoral Department

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Littoral
Department
Map highlighting the Littoral Department
Map highlighting the Littoral Department
Coordinates: 6°22′N 2°26′E / 6.367°N 2.433°E / 6.367; 2.433Coordinates: 6°22′N 2°26′E / 6.367°N 2.433°E / 6.367; 2.433
Country  Benin
Capital Cotonou
Area[1]
 • Total 79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 678,874
 • Density 8,600/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Littoral is one of the twelve departments of Benin, and is divided into 13 arrondissements. It contains just one commune/city, Cotonou, the largest in the country and the economic capital. Littoral is the smallest department of all of the twelve. The area is 79 km2 (31 sq mi). Littoral was split from the Atlantique Department in 1999.

Communes of the Littoral department

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benin at geohive.com