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".[citation needed]

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.