Dantokpa Market

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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]

References[edit]

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