Ouaké

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Ouaké
Commune and city
Ouaké is located in Benin
Ouaké
Ouaké
Location in Benin
Coordinates: 9°39′42″N 1°23′5″E / 9.66167°N 1.38472°E / 9.66167; 1.38472
Country  Benin
Department Donga Department
Area
 • Total 256 sq mi (663 km2)
Population (2002)
 • Total 45,836
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Ouaké is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Donga Department of western Benin. The commune covers an area of 663 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 45,836 people.[1][2]

Ethnic Groups[edit]

The Lokpa (or Lukpa) are the predominant ethnic group in Ouake. Ouake is the primary population center for the Lokpa people in Benin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ouake". Atlas Monographique des Communes du Benin. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Communes of Benin". Statoids. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 

Coordinates: 9°39′42″N 1°23′5″E / 9.66167°N 1.38472°E / 9.66167; 1.38472