Donga Department

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Donga
Department
Map highlighting the Donga Department
Map highlighting the Donga Department
Coordinates: 9°42′N 1°40′E / 9.700°N 1.667°E / 9.700; 1.667Coordinates: 9°42′N 1°40′E / 9.700°N 1.667°E / 9.700; 1.667
Country  Benin
Capital Djougou
Area[1]
 • Total 11,126 km2 (4,296 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 542,605
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Donga is one of the twelve departments of Benin. The capital of Donga is Djougou.

The département of Donga was created in 1999 when it was split off from Atakora Department.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Donga is subdivided into five communes, each centered at one of the principal towns:

Communes of Donga

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benin at geohive.com