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Commune and city
Adjohoun is located in Benin
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 6°42′N 2°28′E / 6.700°N 2.467°E / 6.700; 2.467Coordinates: 6°42′N 2°28′E / 6.700°N 2.467°E / 6.700; 2.467
Country Flag of Benin.svg Benin
Department Ouémé Department
Commune Adjohoun
 • Total 308 km2 (119 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 60,955
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)

Adjohoun or Adjohon is a town, arrondissement, and commune in Ouémé Department, Benin. The commune is divided into 8 arrondisements and 57 villages. The commune of Adjohoun is located approximately 32 km from Porto-Novo and 62 km from Cotonou. The commune covers an area of 308 km² and as of 2002 had a population of 60,955, 48.14% male and 51.86% female.The commune covers an area of 112 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 60,112 people.[1][2]


Adjohoun is located in the Ouémé River valley. It is a fertile area in which agricultural pastures dominate.


The commune is divided into 8 arrondissements. These are Adjohoun, Awonou, Azowlissé, Dèmè, Gangban, Kogé and Togbota. The City Council is composed of 15 advisers who elect the mayor, who is currently Leon Bokova. A former mayor is Gerard Adounsiba. The District Council is composed of 13 advisers who elect the Chief District.


Crops grown include Maize, rice, potatoes, sesame, tomatoes, oranges and bananas. Fishing is also one of the main industries.


  1. ^ "Adjohoun". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Archived from the original on 2 January 2010. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 

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