Nikki, Benin

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Nikki
Commune and city
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Nikki is located in Benin
Nikki
Nikki
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 9°56′0″N 3°12′30″E / 9.93333°N 3.20833°E / 9.93333; 3.20833
Country  Benin
Department Borgou Department
Area
 • Total 3,171 km2 (1,224 sq mi)
Elevation 423 m (1,388 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 69,970
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Nikki is a city, arrondissement, and commune located in the Borgou Department of Benin. The commune covers an area of 3171 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 99,251 people.[2][3]

It is the site of the "race to Nikki" in 1894.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on January 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Nikki". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  4. ^ Politics and Society in Nigeria’s Middle Belt. Africa World Press, Inc. ISBN 1-59221-096-1.

Coordinates: 9°56′00″N 3°12′30″E / 9.93333°N 3.20833°E / 9.93333; 3.20833