Dantokpa Market

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The Dantokpa Market, or simply Tokpa, is the largest open-air market in West Africa,[1][2] located in Cotonou, Benin. It is one of the most important retailing areas in Benin, covering over 20 hectares. It is also economically important for the country, with a reported commercial turnover of over a billion CFA Francs a day.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Mourides et Yorubas, maîtres du commerce transfrontalier ouest-africain". www.ouestaf.com (in French). Ouestaf News. 6 September 2013. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  2. ^ Géraud. "Le marché Dantokpa de Cotonou". cotonou-ca-bouge.net. Archived from the original on 18 October 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2012.