Lokossa

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Lokossa
A women's rights march in Lokossa
A women's rights march in Lokossa
Lokossa is located in Benin
Lokossa
Lokossa
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 6°38′N 1°43′E / 6.633°N 1.717°E / 6.633; 1.717Coordinates: 6°38′N 1°43′E / 6.633°N 1.717°E / 6.633; 1.717
Country Benin
DepartmentMono Department
Area
 • Total260 km2 (100 sq mi)
Elevation
64 m (210 ft)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total106,081
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Lokossa is an arrondissement, commune, and the capital city of Mono Department in Benin. The name Lokossa translates into English as "underneath the iroko tree".

The commune covers an area of 260 square kilometres (100 sq mi) and as of 2002 had a population of 77,065 people.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on January 11, 2013.
  2. ^ "Lokossa". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010.
  3. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Archived from the original on April 30, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2010.