N’Dali

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N’Dali
Commune and city
The Grand Mosque in N'Dali
The Grand Mosque in N'Dali
N’Dali is located in Benin
N’Dali
N’Dali
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 9°51′39″N 2°43′5″E / 9.86083°N 2.71806°E / 9.86083; 2.71806Coordinates: 9°51′39″N 2°43′5″E / 9.86083°N 2.71806°E / 9.86083; 2.71806
Country  Benin
Department Borgou Department
Area
 • Total 1,447 sq mi (3,748 km2)
Population (2002)
 • Total 67,379
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

N'Dali is a city and arrondissement in the north of Benin, and the capital of the Commune of N'Dali in the Borgou Department. The commune covers an area of 3748 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 67,379 people.[1][2] In 2008 there were an estimated 16,941 people living in the main town of N'Dali.

Geography[edit]

It lies on the main north-south highway, approximately 60 km north of Parakou, and is the location of a customs stop where all north/south commercial traffic on the RNIE-2 and RNIE-6 must stop for a customs check. The Sota River begins near N'Dali and flows north-north-east until it reaches the Niger River at Malanville.

It is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of N’Dali.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ndali". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Retrieved January 5, 2010.