Ouémé Department

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Ouémé
Department
Map highlighting the Ouémé Department
Map highlighting the Ouémé Department
Coordinates: 6°30′N 2°36′E / 6.500°N 2.600°E / 6.500; 2.600Coordinates: 6°30′N 2°36′E / 6.500°N 2.600°E / 6.500; 2.600
Country  Benin
Capital Porto-Novo
Area[1]
 • Total 1,281 km2 (495 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 1,096,850
 • Density 860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Ouémé is one of the twelve departments of Benin.

In 1999 the northern part of the department was split off to form the new Plateau Department.

The department is subdivided into 9 communes: Adjarra, Adjohoun, Aguégués, Akpro-Missérété, Avrankou, Bonou, Dangbo, Porto Novo, and Sèmè-Kpodji.

Communes of Ouémé

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benin at geohive.com